Why I teach at YOR
Kimberly Ming, Partner Artist
I teach at Youth on Record because of these young souls,
they have knowledge and experiences that often go untold.
I teach at Youth on Record because of the people around me,
You see the students and the staff have become my family.
I teach because we all need a reminder of hope,
and pens have become an alternative to selling dope.
I teach at Youth on Record because what many people don't know
is that acting out in class and in life are indications of trauma and pain hidden below.
I teach at Youth on Record because transformation is real,
I can stand in testimony and say I have seen music heal.
I teach at Youth on Record but to be honest my students teach me,
each day in life a new lesson in reminding me that in life there are no boundaries. Peace.
I am an instructor and a teacher at Youth on Record but really my students are the gems, they teach me every single day about resilience and about beauty in life and what really matters.