Duran Duran Members Collaborate With Road Recovery To Raise Money For At-Risk Youth
Road Recovery is an organization dedicated to helping young people battle addiction and other adversities. It provides teens with mentorships and real-life opportunities to team up with famous musicians and actors to present live-concert events and recording projects. In past projects, teens have teamed up with actor and comedian, Denis Leary, Metallica's James Hetfield, and former Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash. The most recent collaboration was with 80's supergroup Duran Duran's John Taylor & Roger Taylor and Road Recovery's youth, who have created a song titled "No Rewind".
Road to Recovery With Actor And Comedian Denis Leary
Actor, author, comedian and voice-over extraordinaire, Denis Leary has gotten involved with the organization to help change lives.
Metallica's James Hetfield on How Music Saved his Life
Road Recovery supporter James Hetfield of Metallica sits down to discuss a variety of issues and overcoming adversities like shame and doing things he isn't proud of. Music has saved his life by giving him an outlet to write, express himself, and come to terms with is past.
Slash Helps At Risk Teens Find Their "Road To Recovery"
Slash, formerly a member of Guns N' Roses, talks about how the programs at Road Recovery help teens 'get out of a funk.' Whatever their situation, music and performing can help teens overcome addiction and adversity.
Hear Duran Duran Duo's 'No Rewind,' Penned by At-Risk Youth Band
Duran Duran's John Taylor and Roger Taylor have shared a new track titled "No Rewind," which the duo created in collaboration with at-risk youth. http://www.rollingstone.com/music/premieres/hear-duran-duran-duos-no-rewind-penned-by-at-risk-youth-w451294
BUILD is a non-profit organization that uses entrepreneurship to ignite the potential of the youth who are most at-risk of dropping out of high school. More specifically, BUILD supplements traditional education with the skills to develop and run their own small businesses.
Being a kid can be tough. Especially if you are shy, making friends doesn't come easily. 10-year-old Christian agrees and did something to help. When he was in first grade, there was a chance his family had to move to Germany. Checking out his potential school online, Christian noticed a 'buddy bench' on the playground. They didn't end up moving, and Christian knew he had to have a bench at his school.
Inclusion Films, started by veteran filmmaker Joey Travolta (brother of actor John Travolta) in 2007, is a teaching studio for aspiring filmmakers with developmental disabilities.
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