Quanisha Hill

Quanisha is pretty young to be an intern and yet here she is at In Progress, proving her talents as a photographer and peer mentor.  She is dedicated to learning the art of photography and supporting other youth in learning how to tell stories.


1. Considering all your experience with In Progress, what is one achievement that you personally are most proud of? Why is this achievement important to you? What does it represent?: I edited a photo of me and it had this hello kitty back it was made in the summer and I was sitting on some stairs. I liked it because it was one of the pictures I worked hardest on. It took me more time then other photos.

2. What did it take for us at In Progress to achieve this accomplishment? What strengths do we have that helped us succeed?: My sister helped me. She took me to the park and we imported the picture and I choose my favorite.

3. What do you think makes In Progress unique? What 2-3 things are at our very core that make us stand out from other arts programs or youth development programs?: Because like they have materials to use and it provides food and free.

4. As you think about In Progress, what do you value most? What keeps you engaged here?: It's fun and I can work on artwork thats my own style and I can work on what I like and not work Im supposed to do.

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