Focus: Arts & Culture
California Center for the Arts Escondido
My Story: Literacy Through the Arts
To continue the artist-in-residence program with Escondido Union School District (EUSD) confronting the District’s challenges with the lack of art teachers or an arts curriculum, low academic achievement, and a high population of non-native English Language Learners (ELL).
Eveoke Dance Theatre
REFUGE in the Arts
Explore “cycles of violence” through a professional training and performance program that serves ages 10-18, connecting these youth with social activism through the dance.
Provide playwriting residencies to underserved students at schools in Lakeside and San Ysidro, and performances of student work for the community.
San Diego Center for Children
Therapeutic Music Program
Help heal emotional wounds by providing an outlet for children to learn to cope with past trauma by expressing themselves through music and movement.
San Diego Opera Association
Words and Music
Provide arts education and improve literacy skills of at-risk students through the creation of their own opera.