By Gresë Sermaxhaj, Media Coordinator Visual artists, dancers, poets, thespians, and vocalists between the ages of 14 and 25 were brought together in a lively event in Kenya promoting green skills and environmental justice, aligning with the International Youth Day 2023 theme. This event was made possible by Nicholas Songora, 2021 Goldin Global Fellow from… Continue reading Anika Talent Show: Empowering Kenya’s Youth for Environmental Education
When artist and educator Cecil McDonald Jr. began working with children in the Chicago Public Schools some years ago, he heard something that disturbed him. The children were enjoying themselves in the playground and appeared to be carefree, but when Cecil interviewed them, he heard them “repeating the grand narratives of violence and pain,” a… Continue reading Illuminating Perspectives: Art and Social Justice
We are thrilled to share with you a link to the Associated Press article by Adelle Kalakouti that was just published online by wide range of outlets including the New York Times, the Washington Post, ABC and Fox News about our partner organization in Uganda, YOLRED, the first organization created and operated by former child… Continue reading Uganda Partners Featured in NY Times, Washington Post and more!
On December 12, our partners in Northern Uganda at the Youth Leaders for Restoration and Development (YOLRED) hosted a community gathering attended by several hundred people in the Gulu area to showcase its new music therapy program. This community event capped off the pilot phase of this program but also gave the community a chance… Continue reading Community Celebrates Inaugural Year of YOLRED