This young lady from New York City is raising funds for the ACLU in a unique way.
12-YEAR-OLD LOCAL ARTIST CREATES ‘EVERYDAY SUPERHEROES’ TO RAISE MONEY FOR THE ACLU
By Carol Tannenhauser
A 12-year-old Upper West Side girl has found a way to fight the “sadness” she feels about, what she diplomatically calls, “current events.” Sasha Harmon Matthews – already a published comic-book author and artist – has launched the “Everyday Superheroes Project” to raise both her spirits and money for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). In less than a month, the seventh grader from MS 54 has created and sold 33 commissioned cartoon likenesses of people, from cookie bakers to microbiologists, highlighting their everyday superpowers.
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Sasha is a truly remarkable person and is very aware of what is going on in the world around here. More kids need to be like her. I hope some of you are inspired by her story. Oh, and if you can afford to do it, consider commissioning her for a piece of art.