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Preservation LINK, Inc.

“educating our youth through media arts”

501c3 non-profit education agency


Preservation LINK, Inc. provides original educational programs and curricula for youth.

Our Mission

To teach youth, through literacy, art, and technology education, how to explore, express, and experience the growth and empowerment gained from learning.

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Cultivating Self-Advocacy
Dr. Shaunqula (Shaun) A. Wilson

My experiences as a student, non-profit leader, and researcher have imparted both personal and observational accounts of self-advocacy. Historically, self-advocacy has been defined as “an individual's ability to effectively communicate, convey, negotiate, or assert his or her interests, desires, needs, and rights.” (VanReusen et al., 1994). According to West (1999), “students with strong self-advocacy skills are more likely to succeed in their pursuits as they will be able to request necessary accommodations for themselves.                            click here to read the full article

place-based visual arts education