2011 Community Partners

Focus: Arts & Culture

California Center for the arts Escondido
California Center for the Arts Escondido
My Story: Literacy Through the Arts
$25,000

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).
www.artcenter.org


Evoke
Eveoke Dance Theatre
REFUGE in the Arts
$32,000

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.
www.eveoke.org


Playwrights Projects
Playwrights Project
Writing Lives
$29,650

Provide playwriting residencies to underserved students at schools in Lakeside and San Ysidro, and performances of student work for the community.
www.playwrightsproject.org


San Diego Center for Children
San Diego Center for Children
Therapeutic Music Program
$45,000

Help heal emotional wounds by providing an outlet for children to learn to cope with past trauma by expressing themselves through music and movement.
www.centerforchildren.org


San Diego Opera Association
San Diego Opera Association
Words and Music
$50,000

Provide arts education and improve literacy skills of at-risk students through the creation of their own opera.
www.sdopera.com