Young free spirit media activist representing the voice for their community
Photo credit: Free Spirit Media

For 20 years, Free Spirit Media has been primarily rooted in the North Lawndale neighborhood, providing teens and young adults from the West and South sides of Chicago a comprehensive foundation in media arts through storytelling and hands-on media production within a creative youth development framework. Since 2001, Free Spirit Media has partnered with more than 6,500 young media-creators to develop their voices and share their unique and important stories within a creative community of support.