Students will visit the treatment center each day during specified times to talk to residents. They may also talk to staff and gather information about what their duties. Students may attend 12-Step meetings and hear from community and political leaders about this epidemic of unprecedented proportions.
Through their participation, students will also be providing community service to Easy Does It by producing a professional publication that highlights the facility and its importance in the community.
Students participating will have the opportunity to:
- participate actively in journalism and other fields outside of the school environment
- address a prominent issue in society
- produce print and news clips and photography for portfolios
The online version, while containing the same articles, will also feature video clips and breakout articles. This edition, of course, has unlimited reach.
Any undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a college or university in Fall 2016 may apply. Students studying
- writing / editing / journalism
- graphic design
- electronic and digital media / news / videography
A minimum of 12 student applicants (and 6 faculty mentors) are needed for this event. For more info and to apply, visit www.seektruthandreportit.com or contact seekreporttruth[at]gmail.com. The deadline for initial applications is May 1.
To see the work of Writing Wrongs 2015, visit www.writingwrongs2015.com.