Yakima resident Israel Santillan Saliz talks about starting out on the wrong path, making mistakes, doing his time, and what it’s taken to turn his life around. He’s now a student in digital media production and an intern at Studioleak, Yakima’s only hip-hip production company.
While telling his story, Israel mentions some of the people, programs, and places around the valley that have influenced his thinking. To follow up on his comments, visit the following links:
- Connecting Communities Fiesta (May 18)
- Hot 99.7 (Blaze)
- La Casa Hogar (Carole Folsom-Hill, ED)
- YV-Tech’s Digital Media Program