Public discourse (dialogue, deliberation, media)

The Yocum Institute for Arts Education’s mission is to connect and enrich our community through arts education, creative performance and innovative programs.
Last Updated: September 30, 2016
The Hylton Center is a multi-use facility with a concert hall (Merchant Hall) seating 1,123 and a black box space (Gregory Family Theater) seating 242 in theater mode or 300 for a sit down dinner.  The two spaces have seperate dressing rooms and can...
Last Updated: October 5, 2016
Urbano Project  (Urbano) brings together youth and professional artists to learn and experiment through place-based participatory art projects that address the social justice issues of our times. Urbano's program objectives are to offer youth age 14...
Last Updated: October 17, 2016
The mission of Creative Action is to spark and support the academic, social and emotional development of young people. Through interactive classroom performances, after school arts residencies and community-based programs, Creative Action’s team of...
Last Updated: October 19, 2016
The MARZ Project is a safe space for youth engaging in healthy self-expression, confidence and leadership skills building, and building a creative and just community.
Last Updated: October 19, 2016
Community-created mural at a homeless shelter, designed and painted by shelter guests.  I solicited ideas from them over the course of about eight months, provided materials, and they created the mural themselves.  The purpose of the mural was to...
Last Updated: October 24, 2016
Center Theatre Group (CTG) is a place where artists, audiences, community members, and students and educators connect through the power of storytelling. Since 1967, our mission has been to serve the diverse audiences of Los Angeles by producing and...
Last Updated: December 2, 2016
Opportunity NOW is a coordinated initiative launched by Mayor Megan Barry to provide young people inDavidson County access to employment. In Nashville, we have seen fewer and fewer teenagers and young adultsworking during the summers and after-...
Last Updated: December 21, 2016
Project Description The Youngstown Social Cause Poster Project is a gestalt-inspired program that aligns several art programs and organizations into creating a massive social cause advertising campaign inspired by and distributed throughout...
Last Updated: December 22, 2016
Marrow aims to empower teens to take ownership over their education, and to foster a community of youth who are visually, socially, and culturally literate.
Last Updated: December 23, 2016
Through words, all youth claim the power and hope to determine their future. Through the literary and performing arts, Southern Word offers creative solutions for youth to build literacy and presentation skills, reconnect to their education and to...
Last Updated: January 4, 2017
Last Updated: January 4, 2017
To ignite the power of creativity in youth, inspiring them to overcome obstacles and providing them with the skills needed to become compassionate catalysts for positive change in themselves, their communities, and the world.
Last Updated: January 4, 2017
Last Updated: January 10, 2017
A Step Beyond is a nonprofit organization that provides economically disadvantaged youth with the skills and habits to reach their fullest potential.  We do this through a unique approach that combines rigorous, professional dance training...
Last Updated: January 10, 2017


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