Created to honor Jeff Maldonado Jr. 19 and A Day, captures his life, the differences he made, and his tragic death. The film has been applied to other programs within J-Def Peace Project, such as the Solorio High School project that helps beautify their campus.
PBs-Wttw: My Neighborhood: Pilsen | The J-Def Peace Project: A Father
"This is the story of Jeff Maldonado, an artist from the Pilsen community in Chicago who began an art program after his son was killed in a shooting in Pilsen. This short explores the development of Maldonado’s program, the J-Def Peace Project, and his work with area youth."
Aired: 04/17/17Rating: NR
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