Economic and Community Development

Since 2008, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) has operated an El Sistema-inspired in and after-school music education and mentorship program, delivered in partnership with Baltimore City Public Schools System (BCPSS). Designed to create social...
Last Updated: March 6, 2015
Groundswell Community Mural Project is a Brooklyn-based, 501(c)(3) founded in 1996. Groundswell brings together professional artists, grassroots organizations and communities in partnership to create high quality murals in under-represented...
Last Updated: March 6, 2015
Devoted to kids and families since 1995, The New Victory brings kids to the arts and the arts to kids. Serving the community in all its diversity, The New Victory Theater on 42nd Street presents international theater, dance, circus, opera and music...
Last Updated: March 25, 2015
The New Victory Usher Corps is a model creative youth development program that focuses on each teen’s individual education and professional goals while providing paid employment in a prominent Times Square theater.
Last Updated: May 5, 2015
A film about government corruption and how it causes our system to work against us. I'm a former business lobbyist. I've participated in this legalized corruption. I've represented corporate interest before state and federal officials. I get angry...
Last Updated: May 22, 2015
If life were a photo, then my artwork would be its negative, seeking to explore those aspects in our society that have been ignored or forgotten such as history, lynching, misogyny, slavery and suicide. By printing these forgotten negatives, I give...
Last Updated: July 8, 2015
Project Willowbrook proposes a new and dynamic model for asset mapping and public engagement in civic planning. Willowbrook, an unincorporated neighborhood of Los Angeles County south of downtown Los Angeles, northwest of Compton and just south of...
Last Updated: July 20, 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
Artists First fosters growth in individuals through creative self-expression. Artists First’s programs promote arts, inclusion, education and wellbeing for adults with disabilities, youth with and without disabilities, and Veterans. Individuals are...
Last Updated: August 11, 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
Artful Life projects transform communities through the beauty and power of collaborative art.  Professional artists and residents of underserved communities work together over months and years to envision and co-create significant works of art. ...
Last Updated: October 5, 2016
The Cathedral Arts Project (CAP) is the leading provider of comprehensive and ongoing instruction in the visual and performing arts for elementary and middle school students in Duval County. Our mission is to enrich the quality of life in Northeast...
Last Updated: October 26, 2016
Kidznotes’ mission is to change the life trajectory of underserved k–12 students through orchestral training. We strongly believe that access to this opportunity is critical to lifetime achievement and well-being, and our goal is to empower those...
Last Updated: November 28, 2016

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