After selecting a pattern, participants pin it and cut it out of fabric, then sew it all up…finished product yet to come.
Lets be honest with ourselves. We can all recall a time in our lives when a member of our family has said to us, “The youth these days…..all they eat is junk food. How do they get their nutrition?When I was your age, the only food we got to eat was the food we grew in our own backyards. Not only did we eat healthier, but we worked hard for our food as well.” I notice now, whenever I look around, all I see are people eating less and less healthy, which in the long run will affect their health without them even noticing it.
By eating healthy food we get the nutrition our body needs in order to gain the energy that is necessary to perform to our optimal abilities in various activities such as running, biking, and playing basketball. Healthy foods even provides us with more brain power to perform better in school. Almost everything we do requires energy and proper nutrient are in charge of making this happen. The basic six nutrients that healthy food provides us with are carbohydrates , fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals, and water. These six nutrients are all fundamental in maintaining a healthy life, and if a healthy lifestyle is important to youth at all. In the long run, eating healthy is a preventative measure that will help against numerous diseases and cancers.
By: Alex Guachun
I was born in Haiti
Where we dance to fight the pain
Just sitting around waiting for rain
The sun shines bright in our eyes
Hoping my prayers won’t die
I extend them to the sky
Reaching out to the sun rise
Trying to ascend beyond death
Hanging on the streets
Cops running after me like roaches
I try to escape problems that i could never beat
Mothers praying and hoping for their sons to come home
To transverse the torrent of torment
Disarmed by police men
Our mothers are speechless
At crimes unspeakable
Year after year
Our mothers appear
Hungry and thirsty
For warmth, for light, for fire, for stars
For their sons scars to heal
I sneak into these beats and rhythms
Trying to make a life out of nothing
Trying to make beauty out of pain
Strength out of tears and rain.
By: Wildmael “King” Darius
Thanks to the amazing work of the Downtown Brooklyn Neighborhood Alliance, who advocated for the residence affected by the Atlantic Yards Project; the BCCP was able to send 5 amazing students from Bushwick Campus to the see Rihanna. On Sunday May 5th, 2013, Rihanna took Brooklyn by storm in her Diamond World Tour at the Barclays Center. ASAP Rocky, the opening performing, did a amazing job opening the show. The girls from Bushwick were also able to get first dibs on the RiRi Woo lipstick that Rihanna launch for MAC.