Literary Arts

In a world that is increasingly interrelated, the Compton Foundation seeks to foster human and ecological security by addressing contemporary threats to these inalienable rights. Compton supports responsible stewardship that respects the rights of...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
Homeboy Industries is a jobs program that offers alternatives to gang violence in one of the toughest neighborhoods in Los Angeles. Among a number of the organization's programs is Homeboy Press. Homeboy Press and its literary magazine, The Homeboy...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
Creative Forces uses the transformative power of the arts to stimulate positive energy, ideas, and information among children, youth, and families in the Greater New Orleans Metropolitan Area and beyond. The model program of the Crossroads Institute...
Last Updated: February 13, 2015
The Asian Arts Initiative hosts a series of ongoing yearly youth workshops. By providing art-making opportunities and a safe space for Asian American teens, we hope that teens will have a chance to explore and express their experiences and connect...
Last Updated: February 13, 2015
Our Mission: Through performances of the highest artistic quality, post-show discussions, and creative workshops, to honor and serve our veterans and to help our communities process the social and cultural effects of war with integrity, in an honest...
Last Updated: June 8, 2015
Founded in 2002 by award-winning author Dave Eggers and award-winning education Ninive Calegari, 826 Valencia has since inspired a network of creative writing and tutoring centers now seven cities strong: San Francisco, Ann Arbor/Detriot, Boston,...
Last Updated: August 3, 2015
What is American culture? While many countries long ago defined their culture and heritage, our culture is less easily described. A recent New York Times essay on identity raised thought-provoking questions about the diversity and fluidity of the...
Last Updated: December 2, 2015
The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council’s mission is to support and enhance the development of the arts in northwestern Minnesota. The Council’s purpose is to facilitate and encourage the creation and appreciation of the arts. The Council serves as an...
Last Updated: January 29, 2016
Since 1967, the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (the Commission or DCCAH) has supported and advanced the arts and humanities of the District of Columbia.  Through carefully calibrated investments across a range of targeted and general...
Last Updated: April 20, 2016
United Arts of Central Florida funds arts and cultural projects through multiple grant programs. Projects for social change would best apply through the mini-grant. The program offers up to $2,500, and requires a $1:$1 match. Projects must occur in...
Last Updated: July 1, 2016
Saving Our Sons & Sisters International (SOSSI) is a 501c3 non-profit organization made up of “no excuse” lead- ers of integrity committed to making a difference in the lives of youth and adults, by transforming and improving their educational...
Last Updated: August 12, 2016
Founded in 2009, Urbano Project is a non-profit community art studio that fosters participatory art as a vehicle for personal transformation, community cohesion, and social change. We bring together artist-mentors, local youth, and community members...
Last Updated: August 12, 2016
The Urbano Fellows are an exemplary group of program alumni who have participated in Urbano’s programs for at least two semesters. Ten to fifteen Fellows meet year-round, serving as peer leaders. These youth artists work with a lead artist and...
Last Updated: August 12, 2016
The Hylton Center is a multi-use facility with a concert hall (Merchant Hall) seating 1,123 and a black box space (Gregory Family Theater) seating 242 in theater mode or 300 for a sit down dinner.  The two spaces have seperate dressing rooms and can...
Last Updated: October 5, 2016
The Telling Room is a nonprofit writing center in Portland, Maine, dedicated to the idea that children and young adults are natural storytellers. Focused on young writers ages 6 to 18, we seek to build confidence, strengthen literacy skills, and...
Last Updated: October 11, 2016

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