Save The Music Foundation
Save The Music Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that helps kids, schools, and communities realize their full potential through the power of making music. Founded in 1997, Save The Music partners with school districts and raises funds to restore music programs in public schools. Since inception, the organization has donated over $60 million worth of new musical instruments, equipment, and technology to 2,201 schools in 277 school districts around the country–impacting the lives of hundreds of thousands of students.
Narika was founded in 1992, by immigrant women who identified the need for culturally responsive and linguistically diverse domestic violence services in the Bay Area. Embracing the notion of safety, empowerment and wellness, Narika addresses the unmet needs of survivors of abuse by providing advocacy, support, information, and referrals within a culturally sensitive and linguistically diverse model. Narika has helped thousands of individuals put abuse and violence behind them and build new lives for themselves.
My Promise Project founded by Top 20 Billboard Artist Lara Downes
Music and art are empowering tools for self-expression and activism. In this free series of workshops, renowned pianist and arts activist, and Top 20 Billboard artist Lara Downes uses Freedom and Protest songs as inspiration for students to create their own artistic statements of leadership and activism. These workshops challenge and engage young people as they envision futures built on awareness, intention, and action.
SolNote is a 501c3 non-profit organization based in Dallas, Texas that has chapters in Dallas, Nashville, Oklahoma, NYC, LA, Chicago, and more and is set to create opportunities for underprivileged kids to receive hands-on lessons and training within the world of music. The goal is to create a friendly environment of young adults helping kids grow through music. Music education is very important in today's society, allowing kids to evolve relationships and individualism, through a healthy setting in which they can develop skills musically and emotionally. SolNote wants to help kids find the music inside of them.
SolNote recently created a music activity book that features introductions to various instruments for beginners and fun activities for them to do while in quarantine. Students can receive access to the full book after their first QuaranTunes lesson. Here is a quick preview of the book.
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Camp Curious is an all-day, “live” summer camp where kids play, grow and train all from the safety of home.
Every day at Camp Curious is a well-rounded adventure. Based on curious.com’s Curious Quotient methodology, campers will benefit from free-play, growth-mindset and experiential learning techniques. Sessions are led by Curious.com accredited teachers, and there is a maximum 10:1 camper to counselor ratio.
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