Grow Dat Farm in New Orleans, Louisiana, has the mission to nurture a diverse group of young leaders who learn to plant, harvest and cook as well as participate in leadership training classes. Issues addressed through this collaborative design project include crime, poverty, youth empowerment, employment, obesity, good health & green gardening.
This film, by award-winning Brazilian filmmaker Thereza Jessouroun, boldy asks us to contemplate the humanity of those who are sometimes most invisible among us. It reminds us of the transformative role compassion and love--within ourselves, our institutions, and our societies--can have in the lives of those who have been abandoned.
"When Home Is the Street" documents the lives of street children in Mexico and Brazil and the healing power of love and forgiveness.