We have begun an exciting relationship with STREETS in the Graham Heights neighborhood. AngelStreet and STREETS will partner to provide a new program for girls who attend Kingsbury Elementary, Middle and High Schools starting fall of 2018.
Brittney Pruit and Joy Okoth
Brittney Pruitt is a singer/songwriter with a history in youth ministry, Joy Okoth (soon-to-be Freeman) is a singer/songwriter/musician. Both of their musical backgrounds started in the early ages of childhood. They have a vast musical influence ranging from singing in school and church choirs to working with national recording artists and also performing overseas. They are equally passionate about touching people’s lives through music and are glad to be a part of AngelStreet.
STREETS Graham Heights is located at 1304 N Graham Street, near Macon Road, not far from Jerry’s Sno-cones.
Zip code: 38122 – Graham Heights neighborhood
- 31% of residents live in poverty
- 97% of students qualify as economically disadvantaged
- 50% African-American
- 50% Hispanic/Latino.
Children living in poverty are most at risk for juvenile delinquency, truancy and other negative behaviors, especially young women. Further, research shows that these experiences increase the probability of girls dropping out of school and falling victim to other negative behaviors.