The Young New Yorkers Organization is an art based program for teenagers. It was designed for youth who are being given a second chance.

Instead of being sentenced to prison, organizers hope to help the troubled youth through art. Art is a way for teenagers to channel the inner feelings in a creative way.

The organization hopes they can help the youth accept responsibility for their actions, but also learn how to move on positively from their past transgressions through art. Watch the full interview below: