Staten Island Urban Center is a nonprofit community development through community involvement organization that works toward improving and revitalizing the urban neighborhoods of Staten Island. Both these young artists, Ashley Davis and Fasyntheia Sims came out of our Staten Island Urban Center Youth Leadership Development Summer Program that focused on teaching youth how to be change agents in their own neighborhoods
Ashley Davis, 18 years old, just graduated from Mckee High School as a graphic design major. She is the recipient of the Brighton Heights Reformed Church Scholarship Award.
Fasyntheia Sims, 17 years old is a senior at McKee high school majoring in graphic design. Fasyntheia loves art and fashion design and uses it to express herself. As a member of the Staten Island Urban Center she will be representing youth at the Future Culture Project -a collaboration of the Design Trust For Public Space and Staten Island Arts.