Miami's Guitars Over Guns: Teaching Kids Music and Keeping Them Off the Street

Cutting music and arts programs from public schools is a sign of the decline of western civilization.

But have no fear, professional musicians are here, and they're putting the instrumentation back into education.

Guitars Over Guns is Miami's answer to the need for leadership training in the form of artistic expression, and the local community outreach organization will be throwing a party at the Fillmore Miami Beach to help raise money for its programs. Here's what co-founder Chad Bernstein of Suénalo and Spam Allstars had to say about juvenile justice, non-profits, and working with Shakira.

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