Uptown Summer 2018
Below is a series of stories of youth agency in environmental justice in North Troy created for The Sanctuary for Independent Media's Uptown Summer 2018 program.
Role: Producer, Videographer, Editor in collaboration with Christopher Johnstone
Angel Jimerson, 19, joined the Iroquois White Corn project in Victor, NY when he was 14. He is now the production manager and works alongside his aunt and uncle to run a youth group for teens 16 to 20 experiencing depression, anxiety and other mental health issues. Together, they raise, process and clean the corn using traditional Haudenosaunee methods.
To read more about the project, go to iroquoiswhitecorn.org.
Role: Producer, Videographer, Editor