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C3 MEETING #2
FIRST, A QUICK RECAP.
WE’RE WORKING TOGETHER TO CREATE
LOST CHILDHOODS
AN EXHIBITION THAT IGNITES COMMUNITY
ACTION AROUND TRANSITION-AGE FOSTER
YOUTH.
JAN 22 FEB 22 MAR 7 APR 11 MAY 9 JUL 7 DEC 22
DEFINE
BIG
IDEAS
ART
PROJECT
INPUT
DEVELOP
PROJECTS
& COMMUNITY
EXTENSIONS
MAKE STUFF
&
DESIGN
COMMUNITY
EXTENSIONS
FINALIZE
STUFF
EXHIBITION
OPENS
EXHIBITION
CLOSES
(YOUR AMAZING COMMUNITY
ACTIVATION GOES HERE)
PROJECT AT A GLANCE
WHAT IS AN EXHIBITION?
AN EXHIBITION IS A STORY.
AN EXHIBITION IS A STORY THAT IS…
immersive
object-based
choose your own adventure
social
a platform for dialogue & change
BIG IDEA
STORIES
OBJECTS
ART
DESIGN
PROGRAMS
LABELS
Foster Youth Museum
	
  Conceived	
  by	
  current	
  and	
  former	
  
foster	
  youth,	
  FYM	
  is	
  the	
  largest	
  
collection	
  of	
  art,	
  artifacts	
  and	
  
video	
  portraits	
  about	
  youth	
  
experiences	
  in	
  foster	
  care.
BIG IDEA
STORIES
OBJECTS
ART
DESIGN
PROGRAMS
LABELS
BIG IDEA
STORIES
OBJECTS
ART
DESIGN
PROGRAMS
LABELS
BIG IDEA VISITORS WILL…
UNDERSTAND X
FEEL Y
DO Z
VISITORS WILL…
VISITORS WILL…
• understand the authentic experience of
foster care from a youth's perspective.
VISITORS WILL…
• understand the authentic experience of
foster care from a youth's perspective.
• ?
VISITORS WILL…
• understand the authentic experience of
foster care from a youth's perspective.
• ?
• ?
VISITORS WILL…
• understand the authentic experience of
foster care from a youth's perspective.
• ?
• ?
• ?
VISITORS WILL…
• understand the authentic experience of
foster care from a youth's perspective.
• ?
• ?
• ?
VISITORS WILL…
• understand the authentic
experience of foster care
from a youth's perspective.
• moved to find out what they
have to do to be a foster
parent
• empathize with the pain and
joy of an unconventional
family system
• expand their idea of what is
a home and a family
• get involved with these
issues in concrete ways in
our community.
• will not feel alone
• leave here with a way to
support and act in a way
that works for them
• leave with a sense of
responsibility that these are
our kids
• educated about group
educated about the system and the different forms that it takes
the exhibit will be a safe and welcoming place for foster youth and former foster
youth to connect
expand their perspective and understanding of foster youth
feel like their a part of it and there is a role for them
begin to ask questions and not just make assumptions
first steps in for visitors
take the time to reflect on their own childhood and how it relates to foster youth
feel social responsibility to be a part of our society as a whole, members of this
community.
know what to do if this experience triggers concerns
there are many different reasons for being in foster care
experience the truths and have their stereotypes illuminated
have a lived, physical experience in the exhibition
acknowledge that it exists.
awareness and respectfulness for the space
this is a story of resiliency
have tools to act in their own community.
acknowledge that foster care exists and the aspects that need improvement
understand how they can give, invest in change
who are you and how can your talents be useful
target towards young people to act
awareness of the progress that former foster youth have made and that we’re on a
continum of growth
explore the different environments of foster youth, drop into an experience
understand what it’s like to adapt so often in so many different ways
understand what it’s like to be a foster youth and the underlying trauma
will have an emotional impact that builds connection
learn about with and from the youth with cultural dignity
will know the facts
experience in a safe environment
understand and learn trends in parenting
recognize toxic or abusive ways of parenting
understand the root causes.
there is no one story, this exhibit shows many different perspectives
see the hardship and the impacts and strengths that have resulted from that
see success stories
leave with resources available to foster youth
everyone can and does have an impact on foster youth
be empowered with tools, resources and information to take action.
leave with an overall understanding of the complexitities and history of foster care
start to finish and there is no one story.
understand the diversity of humans engaged in this way.
reflect on the root causes (and complexities) and the definition of what a family is.
think about this in a broader cultural way.
viseral, emotional experience that will create empathy without othering.
understand the specific environments youth are in.
understand the different roles.
will use these experiences as tools for growth and strength.
see foster youth as powerful (opportunity youth) from at risk to at promise, see
the value and strength.
use the exhibition as a unique and tangible way of understanding the foster care
system for themselves.
opportunities or spaces specifically for foster youth.
provide the right resources specifically for foster youth in this community.
many opportunities for youth to drive the activation of this exhibition in their own way.
understand that this exhibition was made with youth and focused on foster youth in
1. feel empowered to take action and know how to.
2. have a viseral, emotional experience that sparks empathy, that connects to
the trauma and experiences involved.
3.learn the basic history and risk factors.
4.there will be a space specifically for foster youth and former foster youth to
feel welcomed with healing and resources.
5. will understand that this is a foster youth-driven project.
6.make a connection to a personal experience they had (family, childhood etc..)
7. meet the diversity of youth telling their own stories in this space.
VISITORS WILL…
• understand the authentic experience of foster care from a youth’s perspective.
• feel empowered to take action and know how to do so.
• have a visceral, emotional experience that sparks empathy.
• understand that this is a foster youth-driven project that welcomes and
empowers foster youth.
VISITORS WILL…
• understand the authentic experience of foster care from a youth’s perspective.
• feel empowered to take action and know how to do so.
• have a visceral, emotional experience that sparks empathy.
• understand that this is a foster youth-driven project that welcomes and
empowers foster youth.
• make a connection to a personal experience they had (family, childhood, etc).
• learn the basic history, facts, and risk factors of the foster care system.
VISITORS WILL…
• understand the authentic experience of foster care from a youth’s perspective.
• FOSTER YOUTH MUSEUM
• feel empowered to take action and know how to do so.
• MELODY OVERSTREET
• have a visceral, emotional experience that sparks empathy.
• ELLIOT TAYLOR
• BRIDGET HENRY
• understand that this is a foster youth-driven project that welcomes and
empowers foster youth.
• ALL OF US! (WITH LAUREN BENETUA)
BIG IDEA
STORIES
OBJECTS
ART
DESIGN
PROGRAMS
LABELS
JAN 22 FEB 22 MAR 7 APR 11 MAY 9 JUL 7 DEC 22
DEFINE
BIG
IDEAS
ART
PROJECT
INPUT
DEVELOP
PROJECTS
& COMMUNITY
EXTENSIONS
MAKE STUFF
&
DESIGN
COMMUNITY
EXTENSIONS
FINALIZE
STUFF
EXHIBITION
OPENS
EXHIBITION
CLOSES
(YOUR AMAZING COMMUNITY
ACTIVATION GOES HERE)
PROJECT AT A GLANCE
LET’S MEET THE ARTISTS
VISITORS WILL…
• understand the authentic experience of foster care from a youth’s perspective.
• FOSTER YOUTH MUSEUM
• feel empowered to take action and know how to do so.
• MELODY OVERSTREET
• have a visceral, emotional experience that sparks empathy.
• ELLIOT TAYLOR
• BRIDGET HENRY
• understand that this is a foster youth-driven project that welcomes and
empowers foster youth.
• ALL OF US! (WITH LAUREN BENETUA)
VISITORS WILL…
• understand the authentic experience of foster care from a youth’s perspective.
• FOSTER YOUTH MUSEUM
FOSTER YOUTH MUSEUM
LOST CHILDHOODS
POWERLESSNESS
DEVELOPMENTAL
DISRUPTION
INSTITUTIONALIZATION
LOSS
HOPE &
TRANSFORMATION
VISITORS WILL…
• understand the authentic experience of foster care from a youth’s perspective.
• FOSTER YOUTH MUSEUM
• feel empowered to take action and know how to do so.
• MELODY OVERSTREET
Melody
Overstreet
VISITORS WILL…
• understand the authentic experience of foster care from a youth’s perspective.
• FOSTER YOUTH MUSEUM
• feel empowered to take action and know how to do so.
• MELODY OVERSTREET
• have a visceral, emotional experience that sparks empathy.
• ELLIOT TAYLOR
• BRIDGET HENRY
Elliott Taylor
Bridget Henry
VISITORS WILL…
• understand the authentic experience of foster care from a youth’s perspective.
• FOSTER YOUTH MUSEUM
• feel empowered to take action and know how to do so.
• MELODY OVERSTREET
• have a visceral, emotional experience that sparks empathy.
• ELLIOT TAYLOR
• BRIDGET HENRY
• understand that this is a foster youth-driven project that welcomes and
empowers foster youth.
• ALL OF US! (WITH LAUREN BENETUA)
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Lost Childhoods C3 Meeting #2

  • 2. FIRST, A QUICK RECAP.
  • 3. WE’RE WORKING TOGETHER TO CREATE LOST CHILDHOODS AN EXHIBITION THAT IGNITES COMMUNITY ACTION AROUND TRANSITION-AGE FOSTER YOUTH.
  • 4.
  • 5.
  • 6. JAN 22 FEB 22 MAR 7 APR 11 MAY 9 JUL 7 DEC 22 DEFINE BIG IDEAS ART PROJECT INPUT DEVELOP PROJECTS & COMMUNITY EXTENSIONS MAKE STUFF & DESIGN COMMUNITY EXTENSIONS FINALIZE STUFF EXHIBITION OPENS EXHIBITION CLOSES (YOUR AMAZING COMMUNITY ACTIVATION GOES HERE) PROJECT AT A GLANCE
  • 7. WHAT IS AN EXHIBITION?
  • 8. AN EXHIBITION IS A STORY.
  • 9. AN EXHIBITION IS A STORY THAT IS… immersive object-based choose your own adventure social a platform for dialogue & change
  • 10.
  • 11.
  • 12.
  • 13.
  • 14.
  • 15.
  • 16.
  • 17.
  • 19.
  • 20. Foster Youth Museum  Conceived  by  current  and  former   foster  youth,  FYM  is  the  largest   collection  of  art,  artifacts  and   video  portraits  about  youth   experiences  in  foster  care.
  • 21.
  • 22.
  • 25. BIG IDEA VISITORS WILL… UNDERSTAND X FEEL Y DO Z
  • 27. VISITORS WILL… • understand the authentic experience of foster care from a youth's perspective.
  • 28. VISITORS WILL… • understand the authentic experience of foster care from a youth's perspective. • ?
  • 29. VISITORS WILL… • understand the authentic experience of foster care from a youth's perspective. • ? • ?
  • 30. VISITORS WILL… • understand the authentic experience of foster care from a youth's perspective. • ? • ? • ?
  • 31. VISITORS WILL… • understand the authentic experience of foster care from a youth's perspective. • ? • ? • ?
  • 32. VISITORS WILL… • understand the authentic experience of foster care from a youth's perspective. • moved to find out what they have to do to be a foster parent • empathize with the pain and joy of an unconventional family system • expand their idea of what is a home and a family • get involved with these issues in concrete ways in our community. • will not feel alone • leave here with a way to support and act in a way that works for them • leave with a sense of responsibility that these are our kids • educated about group
  • 33. educated about the system and the different forms that it takes the exhibit will be a safe and welcoming place for foster youth and former foster youth to connect expand their perspective and understanding of foster youth feel like their a part of it and there is a role for them begin to ask questions and not just make assumptions first steps in for visitors take the time to reflect on their own childhood and how it relates to foster youth feel social responsibility to be a part of our society as a whole, members of this community. know what to do if this experience triggers concerns there are many different reasons for being in foster care experience the truths and have their stereotypes illuminated have a lived, physical experience in the exhibition acknowledge that it exists. awareness and respectfulness for the space this is a story of resiliency
  • 34. have tools to act in their own community. acknowledge that foster care exists and the aspects that need improvement understand how they can give, invest in change who are you and how can your talents be useful target towards young people to act awareness of the progress that former foster youth have made and that we’re on a continum of growth explore the different environments of foster youth, drop into an experience understand what it’s like to adapt so often in so many different ways understand what it’s like to be a foster youth and the underlying trauma will have an emotional impact that builds connection learn about with and from the youth with cultural dignity will know the facts experience in a safe environment understand and learn trends in parenting recognize toxic or abusive ways of parenting
  • 35. understand the root causes. there is no one story, this exhibit shows many different perspectives see the hardship and the impacts and strengths that have resulted from that see success stories leave with resources available to foster youth everyone can and does have an impact on foster youth
  • 36. be empowered with tools, resources and information to take action. leave with an overall understanding of the complexitities and history of foster care start to finish and there is no one story. understand the diversity of humans engaged in this way. reflect on the root causes (and complexities) and the definition of what a family is. think about this in a broader cultural way. viseral, emotional experience that will create empathy without othering. understand the specific environments youth are in. understand the different roles. will use these experiences as tools for growth and strength. see foster youth as powerful (opportunity youth) from at risk to at promise, see the value and strength. use the exhibition as a unique and tangible way of understanding the foster care system for themselves. opportunities or spaces specifically for foster youth. provide the right resources specifically for foster youth in this community. many opportunities for youth to drive the activation of this exhibition in their own way. understand that this exhibition was made with youth and focused on foster youth in
  • 37. 1. feel empowered to take action and know how to. 2. have a viseral, emotional experience that sparks empathy, that connects to the trauma and experiences involved. 3.learn the basic history and risk factors. 4.there will be a space specifically for foster youth and former foster youth to feel welcomed with healing and resources. 5. will understand that this is a foster youth-driven project. 6.make a connection to a personal experience they had (family, childhood etc..) 7. meet the diversity of youth telling their own stories in this space.
  • 38. VISITORS WILL… • understand the authentic experience of foster care from a youth’s perspective. • feel empowered to take action and know how to do so. • have a visceral, emotional experience that sparks empathy. • understand that this is a foster youth-driven project that welcomes and empowers foster youth.
  • 39. VISITORS WILL… • understand the authentic experience of foster care from a youth’s perspective. • feel empowered to take action and know how to do so. • have a visceral, emotional experience that sparks empathy. • understand that this is a foster youth-driven project that welcomes and empowers foster youth. • make a connection to a personal experience they had (family, childhood, etc). • learn the basic history, facts, and risk factors of the foster care system.
  • 40. VISITORS WILL… • understand the authentic experience of foster care from a youth’s perspective. • FOSTER YOUTH MUSEUM • feel empowered to take action and know how to do so. • MELODY OVERSTREET • have a visceral, emotional experience that sparks empathy. • ELLIOT TAYLOR • BRIDGET HENRY • understand that this is a foster youth-driven project that welcomes and empowers foster youth. • ALL OF US! (WITH LAUREN BENETUA)
  • 42. JAN 22 FEB 22 MAR 7 APR 11 MAY 9 JUL 7 DEC 22 DEFINE BIG IDEAS ART PROJECT INPUT DEVELOP PROJECTS & COMMUNITY EXTENSIONS MAKE STUFF & DESIGN COMMUNITY EXTENSIONS FINALIZE STUFF EXHIBITION OPENS EXHIBITION CLOSES (YOUR AMAZING COMMUNITY ACTIVATION GOES HERE) PROJECT AT A GLANCE
  • 43. LET’S MEET THE ARTISTS
  • 44. VISITORS WILL… • understand the authentic experience of foster care from a youth’s perspective. • FOSTER YOUTH MUSEUM • feel empowered to take action and know how to do so. • MELODY OVERSTREET • have a visceral, emotional experience that sparks empathy. • ELLIOT TAYLOR • BRIDGET HENRY • understand that this is a foster youth-driven project that welcomes and empowers foster youth. • ALL OF US! (WITH LAUREN BENETUA)
  • 45. VISITORS WILL… • understand the authentic experience of foster care from a youth’s perspective. • FOSTER YOUTH MUSEUM
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  • 53. VISITORS WILL… • understand the authentic experience of foster care from a youth’s perspective. • FOSTER YOUTH MUSEUM • feel empowered to take action and know how to do so. • MELODY OVERSTREET
  • 55. VISITORS WILL… • understand the authentic experience of foster care from a youth’s perspective. • FOSTER YOUTH MUSEUM • feel empowered to take action and know how to do so. • MELODY OVERSTREET • have a visceral, emotional experience that sparks empathy. • ELLIOT TAYLOR • BRIDGET HENRY
  • 58. VISITORS WILL… • understand the authentic experience of foster care from a youth’s perspective. • FOSTER YOUTH MUSEUM • feel empowered to take action and know how to do so. • MELODY OVERSTREET • have a visceral, emotional experience that sparks empathy. • ELLIOT TAYLOR • BRIDGET HENRY • understand that this is a foster youth-driven project that welcomes and empowers foster youth. • ALL OF US! (WITH LAUREN BENETUA)
  • 59. YOU + MAH = MAGIC