2014 Grantee: SHENILLE MELTON

SHENILLE MELTON – $500

shenille2Through iChoose2live, is a media and performing arts based company.  They will complete a video project capturing with youth ages 12 to 24 in candid conversation with young Philadelphia leaders/celebrities discussing topics surrounding mental health and illness. Their conversations reveal how families, social environments and pop culture influence their attitudes, behaviors and beliefs. The video aims to eliminate the stigma associated with mental illness and debunk myths associated with young adults suffering depression, bullying and/or having suicidal thoughts.  SBMA funding for additional film equipment.  iCHOOSE2LIVE Video