Students slap their drums in unison. Across the hall, dancers practice their routine one last time before dress rehearsal. The community comes together at the Center. Students of all ages unite in music, dance, poetry, and painting. This is where they have an outlet, where regardless income or zip code their creative minds are accepted and inspired. They connect with one another, learning self-worth and self-determination that will stick with them beyond these doors. Artistic expression is integral to a healthy, thriving community. Preserving artistic and cultural hubs ensures that regardless of socioeconomic status, everyone in the Bay Area can exercise their human right of creative expression.
3 times more likely
15 cultural hubs
selected for new funding portfolio