They are teens facing the impacts of issues ranging from sexual abuse, to bullying.
An after school program in Santa Barbara County is using rock music as a platform to build the confidence, and character they need to face their problems.
“Sing It Out” is a ten week long program which uses a team of volunteers which includes professional musicians to develop the teens singing abilities.
KCLU’s Lance Orozco has the story, from Santa Barbara.
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