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Non-Profits Team Up to Help Students

Free Spirit Media and Taproot Foundation collaborate to give students experience in world of digital media



    (Published Friday, Jan. 14, 2011)

    Will the next Martin Scorsese or Spike Lee be coming from the Lawndale community?  One high school is giving its students real experience in the world of digital media.

    The non-profit group Free Spirit Media is helping students at North Lawndale College Prep get a leg-up in media production. 

    But what's really surprising is the pro-bono support that Free Spirit gets from another non-profit, Taproot Foundation.

    Watch: Free Spirit's Emmy-Winning Anti-Gun PSA:

    To learn more, visit and Taproot