Community and Youth Programs

Our community and youth programs support innovation, arts engagement, alliance building across differences, and the development of restorative practices for conflict transformation. Participants build creative leadership skills, historical, social, and cultural knowledge. Outcomes include 21st Century Learning Skills (communication, collaboration, critical thinking, creativity, and cross-cultural understanding) self-discipline, health and well-being, social and emotional development, violence prevention, stress reduction, and interdependence.

Current Offerings

  • Africa in the USA
  • Applied Theater Arts for Action
  • Arts Inspired Dialogue
  • Bucket Orchestra
  • Circle Up
  • Digital Storytelling
  • Djembe Orchestra (West African Drum)
  • Filmmaking
  • Hip Hop (Culture, Music & Dance)
  • Hip Hop Theater
  • Newscast
  • Race Matters/Race in the USA
  • Social Imagination
  • Spoken Word
  • Tai Chi with Apprentice of Peace (AOP)
  • Theatre of the Oppressed
  • Vocal Music/Vocal Arrangement
  • West African Dance