Tag: Culture Jam

06/05/14

Culture Jam

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In 2002, the Oregon Country Fair launched a new program designed specifically for teens called Culture Jam. This 8-day summer gathering, held separately from the 3-day main event in July, adds to and amplifies the intention to serve the larger community. With a policy of “no youth turned away for lack of funds,” 55 diverse […]

02/07/13

2013 Grantee Profiles

826 Valencia 826 Valencia San Francisco, CA 94110 415-642-5905 www.826valencia.org 826 Valencia is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting students ages six to eighteen with their creative and expository writing skills and to helping teachers inspire their students to write. Services are structured around the understanding that great leaps in learning can happen when trained […]

02/07/12

2012 Grantees

Arts and Healing Initiative 2626 33rd Street Santa Monica, CA 90405 310-452-1439 Uclartsandhealing.net The mission of Arts and Healing Initiative (AHI) is to facilitate the use of the arts in the community as a vehicle for empowerment and transformation. Arts-based therapeutic programs offer accessible, nonverbal and universal tools for improving health by reducing stress and […]