Here's what Flores-Martinez had to say about PlatteForum's life-changing properties:
Without PlatteForum, I know I would be in a dead-end job, on the street slanging drugs. I know it sounds rough, but it's the straight-up truth. Having a chance to represent my peers in accepting this award from the First Lady of the United States in the White House is an experience I'll never forget. It showed me that a program like ArtLab that can change kids' lives is recognized and valued.
Here, here. And woo hoo! Congrats, PlatteForum! Check back tomorrow for photos from the ceremony.
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