Issue Awarness, education

The Lynch Quilts Project is a community based effort, which examines the history and ramifications of racial violence, especially lynching, in the United States of America through the textile tradition of quilting. Join us in weaving a new future...
Last Updated: July 8, 2015
Aids underserved youth in recovery from psychological trauma through art therapy and healing public art installations. Mental illness carries a stigma, especially in minority communities, many suffer in silent shame internalizing their emotions...
Last Updated: July 17, 2015
CAMMO fosters and nurtures the musical talent of veterans and active duty service members by providing them with opportunities to train with professionals, to record, and to perform. CAMMO brings veterans together with industry experts and helps...
Last Updated: July 17, 2015
Jaeson Parsons started the Graffiti of War Project after he returned from Iraq, where he served as an Army medic, and found that not all of his therapy needs could be met through the Veterans Affairs hospital. Sparked by the off-hand and impromptu...
Last Updated: July 20, 2015
Featuring Alternate ROOTS, Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, and The Theater Offensive, this rich and rigorous publication examines the contours, possibilities and limitations of adaptive change for three arts and social justice organizations...
Last Updated: July 22, 2015
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
Mourned and Unmourned is a socially-engaged, interactive art project that was presented at the 3rd Annual Canine Memorial Ceremony at Baldwin Park in Orlando, FL, on April 25, 2015 from 6-9 PM.  During the ceremony, community members of all ages...
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
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Last Updated: October 28, 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
Cultures in Harmony (CiH) forges connections across cultural and national barriers through the medium of music. Our projects catalyze cross-cultural dialogue that improves relations between the USA and the rest of the world, one melody and one smile...
Last Updated: December 2, 2015
“Referendum on the American Dream” (working title) is a temporary public artwork to be sited in prominent public locations in Cleveland, Ohio, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on the first days of the Republican and Democratic conventions in July...
Last Updated: June 13, 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
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
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

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