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OUR KIDS VISIT U.S. ARMY!

The occasion was a patriotic, post art-class / Physical Ed. walk through the town and the honoring and observance of the folding of our beloved American flag. Community Harvest Charter is a school that encourages the involvement of positive community relations for the advancement and development of our children. Our students met and personally interviewed [...]



ART / ZOOLOGY COURSE BY ARTERNATIVES!

We have had an incredible summer and are continuing the Lesson Plans and State Standards curriculum. Arternatives Creative Youth Diversion Program. Many kids were amazed and actively creative in every single class. This course was designed and initiated by Mr. Hector Rios @ Mid Valley Youth Center in Van Nuys, CA. in 2003. It has [...]



New Directions For Youth Mural – underway!

Several Youth from NDY / Arternatives program are currently working on the Rec Room mural in San Fernando valley of Los Angeles. Rene, Daniella and Tanya’s assistance has been crucial as well as the visit from my creative consultant and partner; Janos Varady* This project should be completed next week. Artist Counselor Janos Varady giving [...]



Los Angeles & Orange County Kids Arts Venues

L.A. County, as we know it, has developed many citywide Parks and Recreation creative programs where inner-city children can spend time expressing their thoughts and perspectives on various platforms and surfaces. Councilman Dennis Zine has reached hundreds of children through his advocacy of the arts as well as lobbying for greater resources, and mentorship for [...]



PRACTICAL YOUTH SERVICE PROJECTS

Projects such as these are a tremendous way to get our kids involved in the beautification and transformation of their communities* “Youth participants immediately get involved in the planning stages, conceptualizations & sketch layouts, color charting and paint assessments, and finally the diligence and commitment of carrying a seed project through into full finalization and [...]