S. 01 Ep. 03: Don’t Call it the Badlands

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 Walking down her block, Savannah beams with pride on graduation day. (Jessica Kourkounis/For Keystone Crossroads)

Walking down her block, Savannah beams with pride on graduation day. (Jessica Kourkounis/For Keystone Crossroads)

Savannah’s attendance record holds her back at school, threatening her chances of graduating. A dedicated group of teachers, mentors, and peers help her see the good in her community, while tensions with her mother reach an apex. Listen above or read the story here.

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