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The Yocum Institute for Arts Education’s mission is to connect and enrich our community through arts education, creative performance and innovative programs.
Last Updated: September 30, 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
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
Last Updated: September 9, 2017
Welcome to Camp America is a conceptual documentary photo book and touring exhibition combining vivid, unexpected imagery, original government documents and first-person texts to convey the absurdity and disorientation of Guantánamo Bay, America's...
Last Updated: December 1, 2017
We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit cultural arts advocacy organization with a mission to 1. Use the arts as a vehicle for greater harmony and understanding between cultures 2.  Develop new platforms and opportunities for immigrant cultural arts and...
Last Updated: December 30, 2017
The CrossCurrents Foundation was established in late 2006 to promote social, environmental and economic justice. The work of the Foundation is rooted in the idea that there are times when ordinary people can make significant change if advocates for...
Last Updated: January 9, 2018
I am from a non-federal treaty tribe. In 2001, Gov. Jeb Bush signed legislation abolishing all state recognition for tribes in Florida. This left thousands of people, and over 500 non-recognized tribes, alone and oppressed. Artists could no longer...
Last Updated: March 12, 2018
Founded in 2000 by Noel “Paul” Stookey (of the 1960’s folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary) and his daughter, Elizabeth Stookey Sunde, Music to Life builds on the strong historical legacy of social movements’ intentional use of music to educate, recruit...
Last Updated: April 24, 2018
ABOUT YELLOW HOUSE
Last Updated: September 11, 2018
Denise R. Duarte is a multi-disciplinary/socially-engaged artist and a Community Development Consultant with D’Arte Designs, LLC.  She received her Master of Fine Art in Community Art from the Maryland Institute of Art (MICA). Her current artwork...
Last Updated: June 19, 2019
Byron Au Yong (歐陽良仁) composes songs of dislocation prompted by a broken lineage. Upcoming projects include Activist Songbook, 53 raps and songs to counteract hate (Asian Arts Initiative, International Festival of Arts & Ideas, Montalvo Arts...
Last Updated: August 19, 2019
As a Jew I grew up with the knowledge of the Holocaust and visiting memorials. Memorials that were meant to remind us of what had happened so we should never repeat. I am working on a memorial to commemorate all those who perished in the immigration...
Last Updated: August 19, 2019
I am a first-generation American. My parents were exiled during the Soviet Union and we were lucky that they were offered to work for the American government in Germany. More than a decade ago I arrived in Vermont, fleeing an abusive relationship...
Last Updated: August 19, 2019

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