Spring 2017 Funded Projects
The English-Spanish Intercambio
To continue their one-on-one tutoring program aimed to provide English proficiency lessons and activities for Spanish speakers and Spanish speaking activities for tutors.
To implement a media/social media campaign highlighting youth leaders, artists and musicians who are expressing themselves and inspiring their peers to take action.
The Garden Project
To create a school garden, educate about healthy food and eventually organize a mobile market.
Jubilee Arts Youth In Business
To expand their youth enterprise to include new youth who will learn to make and sell their art.
Youth Central Media
To organize community members and youth to create a podcast aimed to increase recreational and other youth activities.
To manage a sisterhood/after school program designed to build bonds between young women through events including a fashion show, school supplies give-away and holiday charity events.
Beast Grrl Collective (renewal)
To continue their feminist education, art and youth activism strategy which includes the publishing of a zine, event hosting and the development of a leadership focused after school program for middle school girls.
Cherry Hill Youth Arts Collective
To plan art activities and events in Cherry Hill in order for children and youth to express themselves and have something positive to do.
The African Diaspora Alliance
To continue their educational after school programming focusing on the African Diaspora and to lead a study abroad program in the summer.
Fall 2016 Funded Projects
Pattern’s Photography Project
To launch a photography program at Pattern High School so that students can express themselves.
Soap Box Radio
To produce a radio show by the youth, for the youth to express themselves, create safe spaces and promote youth spoken word artists and others.
Grasp Girls for Golf
To continue to manage a golf program for young women; connecting golf with increased confidence and life chances.
Women with CLASS
To continue to convene a young women’s peer-to-peer mentoring program in order to help high school aged women set goals, achieve academically and develop as leaders.
To host fitness activities and facilitate healthy meal preparation and education events for children and youth in order to address issues around health including obesity and childhood diabetes.
Nu Generation Art Ensemble
To investigate the causes of violence, create and produce a series of community performances reflecting on violence and the reality of their lives.