Can Debutante Classes Break Troubled Teens' Cycle of Pregnancy and Poverty?

Sara Kerens
Dallas Observer | June 30, 2009
The Ladies by Design Junior Debutante Course is part of a trend in programs springing up to help low-income teens. Often promoted as lessons in such things as hip-hop dance or engine building, the programs are in fact holistic youth development gigs.

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