Introducing: "My Comics, My Story" after school program!

"My Comics, My Story" is an after school program taking place at Irene Hernandez Middle School in the Midway neighborhood of South west Chicago. It is a one of kind program that uses ScholaR Comics as a springboard for engaging middle school students in social issues that affect them and their school. As part of the program, students engage in discussion about issues such as race and gender, and then learn techniques to tell stories through comics and visual illustration. Students then take time to freely create comics of their own. Implemented in November of 2015, I hope to continue the program into the 2016 Spring semester. Stay tuned!