One in forty-five children in the U.S. live on the streets, in shelters, or in motels.

ARTS (A Reason To Survive) is a San Diego nonprofit “dedicated to providing, supporting, and advocating for creative arts programs that heal, inspire, and empower youth facing adversity.” MTV is currently airing an award-winning documentary about one of their members, a teenage artist whose spirit seems to fly so far above her circumstance. You can read about Inocente, the documentary, and ARTS in today’s New York Times article, Dreaming of a Life as Vivid as Her Art.