Democracy/Civic Participation

The Urbano Fellows are an exemplary group of program alumni who have participated in Urbano’s programs for at least two semesters. Ten to fifteen Fellows meet year-round, serving as peer leaders. These youth artists work with a lead artist and...
Last Updated: August 12, 2016
Valerie is a poet, educator, activist and collaborative artist who descends from Pueblo, Dinè and Hispanic ancestors in the Southwest US.  For the past fifteen years, she has worked with children, young adults, adults, teachers, and elders in a wide...
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
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
RJ Thompson is a practicing graphic designer, graphic design educator, and entrepreneur currently teaching graphic, web, and interactive design in the Department of Art at Youngstown State University. His current research interests primarily focus...
Last Updated: December 22, 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
The Student Voices Campaign is a creative way for young people to make their voices heard in their school district, and learn about and impact school policymaking. Launched by the California Alliance for Arts Education, the Campaign invites students...
Last Updated: January 4, 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
Bond Street Theatre initiates creative programming that inspires and educates youth, addresses human rights issues, heals communities affected by poverty and conflict, and promotes the value of the arts in shaping a peaceful future.   The company...
Last Updated: February 17, 2017
The In-Sight Photography Project and its Exposures Cross-Cultural Youth Arts Program empower youth, through photography, to find their own creative voices and to communicate their unique personal visions. Classes in photographic arts are provided...
Last Updated: February 17, 2017
The MARZ Project is a free drop in digital arts and media lab where at risk youth work one on one with professionals in specific media trades.  Anyone in the age range of the project can utilize our equipment and expertise to create projects of...
Last Updated: February 21, 2017
The Park City Summit County Arts Council promotes, supports, and strengthens arts and culture in our community through markeitng, programming, and policy/advocacy activities.
Last Updated: February 23, 2017
Arts + Public Life's Education Department offers in-depth programs that cultivate local teens’ creative identity, social development, and leadership growth, while motivating them to make a positive difference in their community through the arts....
Last Updated: April 23, 2017
Community Partnership for Arts and Culture (CPAC) is a nonprofit with a mission to strengthen, unify and connect greater Cleveland’s arts and culture. Research is a core component of our work, and one of many ways we support arts and culture. CPAC...
Last Updated: May 15, 2017
Indy East Art Peace aims to use community engagement and creative placemaking to positively impact public safety on Indianapolis' Near Eastside, specifically, the Rural Street corridor between 16th St. and E. Washington St. The partners in the...
Last Updated: May 24, 2017

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