Maritime arts provide Philly youth with a new lease on life

The U School | Philadelphia, PA

The Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory teaches urban youth about boat building, but it also engages them in practices that teach them communication skills, empathy, teamwork, and how to develop individual agency.

Produced by Anthony Rivera, Chaunce Hem, Tyteana Gutzmore, Jhena Fuller-Baylock, and Alana Craig at the U School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Instruction provided by SRL Connected Educator Josh Kleiman. Station support provided by Madeleine Hunt-Ehrlich and Elis Estrada of PBS NewsHour, and WHYY.