2015 | 2014 | 2013

2015 Work Readiness Arts Program Partners

Delridge Neighborhoods Development Association | Youngstown Pop-Up!
Two teaching artists will mentor eight youth to plan, promote, and produce a community cultural arts pop-up, including live performances, art gallery, and dinner. Youth will gain skills in art and music production, community organizing, and culinary arts.
El Centro de la Raza | Youth Voices
Youth will develop artistic and professional job skills by learning to draw, sketch, and paint with mixed media, creating individual pieces and a group mural, assembling portfolios, and organizing an art show to display their work.
Hollow Earth Radio | rad-ionYxs - A youth radio work program
A program that walks youth through the process of designing their own radio show. This program gives youth the power to create their own media based on their lived experiences while gaining skills in production, technology, and media literacy.
Na'ah Illahee Fund | Gen7: Native Youth Art, Culture & Technology Summer 2015 WRAP: Building Strong Youth Through the Arts
Youth will engage with Native American teaching artists in a four week summer internship to build their creative writing, videography & culinary arts; and 21st century skills.
Reel Grrls | Reel Grrls Video Production Workshop
Youth will participate in a sixweek after school workshop where teen girls will learn to critique media, use technology, and work collaboratively in small groups to create a final finished short video.
Sawhorse Revolution | Youth Construction Company
Youth will take on the responsibilities of an independent contracting company in the process of creating a beautiful, moveable home for the Nickelsville community. Sawhorse will lead the process with two professionals and artists/makers.
Seattle Art Museum | Design Your Hood Teen Art Workshop
DYH focuses on art and design as tools for youth development and community change by equipping and empowering young people to become active and engaged citizens capable of making a positive difference in their community and in their own lives.
Seattle Aquarium | Art and Conservation: Teen Voices
During this six-week project, youth participants will partner with teaching artists to explore artistic mediums including poetry, screen printing and graphic design, and plan a community forum about environmental issues of concern to their communities.
YMCA of Greater Seattle | YTech Community Voices
The project will provide employment readiness skills to young people through teaching basic media production and encourage youth to connect with a cause. The project will culminate in publication on the online youth voice forum, PugetSoundOff.org.