Youth development

Storycatchers Theatre prepares young people to make thoughtful life choices through the process of writing, producing and performing original musical theatre inspired by personal stories. Since its inception in 1984, under the name of Music Theatre...
Last Updated: August 4, 2015
It is the mission of the Young People’s Chorus of New York City® to provide children of all cultural and economic backgrounds with a program of music education and choral performance that seeks to fulfill each child’s potential, while creating a...
Last Updated: September 4, 2015
Urbano Project brings together urban teens and professional artists to ignite social change through participatory works of contemporary art and performance. Together we are developing future generations of artists and leaders committed to an...
Last Updated: October 5, 2015
What is American culture? While many countries long ago defined their culture and heritage, our culture is less easily described. A recent New York Times essay on identity raised thought-provoking questions about the diversity and fluidity of the...
Last Updated: December 2, 2015
The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council’s mission is to support and enhance the development of the arts in northwestern Minnesota. The Council’s purpose is to facilitate and encourage the creation and appreciation of the arts. The Council serves as an...
Last Updated: January 29, 2016
United Arts of Central Florida funds arts and cultural projects through multiple grant programs. Projects for social change would best apply through the mini-grant. The program offers up to $2,500, and requires a $1:$1 match. Projects must occur in...
Last Updated: July 1, 2016
Established in 1993, Venice Arts’ mission is to ignite, expand, and transform the lives of Los Angeles’ low-income youth through photography and film education, and to use our participatory storytelling practices to amplify the voices of...
Last Updated: August 5, 2016
In it's 50th year, Imagination Theater's participatory learning experiences educate learners of all ages about social issues. In our performances spectators become "spect-actors," maximizing participation throughout the performance to affect the...
Last Updated: August 8, 2016
Music Out Loud is an opera-based El Sistema-inspired program that works with middle school students in an after school setting. The program uses all aspects of opera (music, theater, movement, set design, stage management, etc.) as a means to reach...
Last Updated: August 8, 2016
Youth in Focus empowers urban youth, through photography, to experience their worlds in new ways and make positive choices for their lives.  We put cameras in the hands of at-risk youth and place them in a challenging environment surrounded by high...
Last Updated: August 12, 2016
Saving Our Sons & Sisters International (SOSSI) is a 501c3 non-profit organization made up of “no excuse” lead- ers of integrity committed to making a difference in the lives of youth and adults, by transforming and improving their educational...
Last Updated: August 12, 2016
Founded in 2009, Urbano Project is a non-profit community art studio that fosters participatory art as a vehicle for personal transformation, community cohesion, and social change. We bring together artist-mentors, local youth, and community members...
Last Updated: August 12, 2016
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
LinkNYC provides the skills, experience, connections, and planning necessary for a young person to develop a career in the growing field of digital media and communications. Our multi-faceted approach is innovative in that it addresses career...
Last Updated: August 22, 2016
A creative environment where at risk and special needs inner city youth can experience cognitive, social and cultural development through music & performing arts. We provide music instruction and performing arts classes for ages 2 years and up....
Last Updated: September 21, 2016

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