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Northeast Ohio is full of creative people following their dreams while trying to make a living. From jewelry crafted out of broken street glass to sound equipment engineered for rock stars, see what people are "making" in the community.

Making It: Akron DIY studio Street Craftery brings healing through art

 Da'Shika Street helps customers with a craft in her DIY studio in Akron. [Kelly Woodward / Ideastream Public Media]
Da'Shika Street helps customers with a craft in her DIY studio in Akron.

Maker: Da’Shika Street, owner

Business: Street Craftery

Location: Akron

Downtown Akron entrepreneur Da’Shika Street started Street Craftery, a DIY studio, to help the community create art. Street Craftery offers projects for various ages, from making candles to splatter painting.

When unrest hit Akron following a controversial police shooting right after she opened, she closed Street Craftery for a few weeks. However, she took the lead in reopening and invited the community to heal.

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