Ashley Baez Abreu

Justin Caruana and Michael Tabet-GrahamJustin Caruana and Michael Tabet-Graham enact a scene as part of Changing the Odds, a six-week program providing theatre and arts skills to vulnerable youth.

Summer program providing valuable experience to vulnerable youths

A program aimed at local youths is a safe environment where participants can express themselves, explore their hopes and beliefs, and nurture their creativity, says a UWindsor student helping to lead its daily sessions on campus.

Changing the Odds: Community Transformation through the Arts provides vulnerable youth with six weeks of training in theatre and related skills, but it’s about more than the arts, says senior drama leader Ashley Baez Abreu.