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Youth Dreamers, Inc.
Baltimore, MD
Who We Are: The Youth Dreamers, Inc. is a non-profit organization which runs the Dream House, the only youth-run youth center in Baltimore. Founded in a middle-school Community Action class a decade ago, the Youth Dreamers and their community partners worked tirelessly to find, purchase, and completely renovate an abandoned house at 1430 Carswell St. in the Coldstrem-Homestead-Montebello neighborhood of Baltimore.
Youth in Focus
Seattle, WA
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 quality talented teachers, nurturing adult volunteer mentors, and create a strong community of support. Through photography our students find their voice, identity, creativity, and gain new confidence in their worth and abilities.    
Youth of Nations Project of the Arts, Inc.
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Youth of Nations: Project of the Arts, Inc. provides funding, sponsorship, positive life-style and recreational programs, and free-of-charge services to local South Florida artists and to emerging artists from throughout the globe, as well as to at-risk and hearing-loss youth. These programs and services are designed to help artists and youth turn their creativity into a positive and productive way of living. We provide consulting services, grant-writing assistance, venues for art promotion and sales, and direct financial assistance (*based on availability of funding).
San Francisco, CA
Zawaya is a nonprofit tax-exempt organization, dedicated to preserving, promoting and presenting Arab American’s cultural heritage through music and art. Zawaya breaks barriers of isolation and discrimination, welcoming all who share a love of Arab arts.
Zion Canyon Song Cycle
Springdale, UT
The Zion Canyon Song Cycle is the result of a lively blend of civic dialogue, creativity, oral history, participatory democracy, and music. The Cycle is comprised of sixteen original songs that celebrate the history, community preoccupations, and contemporary life of Zion National Park and its neighboring communities. The music takes the form of song stories, based on community dialogues and oral histories gathered from local residents. Composer and former Springville, Utah mayor Phillip Bimstein wrote the lyrics of the Zion Canyon Song Cycle.