Youth art might fund Peer Court

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I recently worked in Nevada County Superior Court in my job as a court reporter. While our Historic Courthouse in Auburn is definitely a work of art in itself, the courthouse in Nevada City had artwork created by children who are in juvenile hall on display in their family law courtroom. I was amazed at this beautiful artwork that was created by these children and commend Nevada County Superior Court for displaying their artwork and making the courtroom a more pleasing atmosphere. I was disappointed to hear that Placer County Superior Court lacks the funds to contribute to the Peer Court program this year. Seeing this artwork created by these children sparked a thought that maybe the people involved with Peer Court could have the children in Placer County Juvenile Hall create and donate artwork and put it on display for purchase and also sold at various Placer County events with the proceeds going into the Peer Court fund. I’m sure the youth would be quite proud to have their artwork displayed for all to see, and maybe it would lead to inspiring them to do well in other areas if their talent for art is appreciated by others. Teresa Kenworthy, Auburn