San Francisco’s Community Music Center’s mission is to make music accessible to people of all ages, musical levels, and financial backgrounds.  Their students range in age from one to 90+ years old and enjoy classes in everything from Western classical to Chinese to Latin Music.  Community…
Inglewood Cultural Arts (ICA) strives to enhance the quality of life of Inglewood residents through their diverse programs which include individuals of all ages, ethnicities and economic status.  These programs serve to meet the need of: raising people’s awareness of the arts, both as an essential…
Crosspulse is a nonprofit arts organization dedicated to the creation, performance, and recording of rhythm-based, intercultural music and dance.  Grown out of the artistic vision of founding executive director Keith Terry, Crosspulse has sponsored scores of projects involving outstanding artists from many cultural traditions.  The organization…
The Center for World Music is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to foster awareness and understanding of the world’s performing arts traditions through study abroad programs, teaching, and performance. In 2013, Center for World Music received a grant from ACTA’s Living Cultures Grants Programs for Celebrating…
The Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California is a nonprofit organization serving the Muslim-American and greater Bay Area communities.  ICCNC provides a dynamic space that cultivates an exchange of ideas about Islam through art, culture, and education.  In existence since 1996, ICCNC provides religious services to Bay…
L.A. Commons works in neighborhoods throughout Los Angeles, facilitating artistic processes, open to all, that result in highly visible public art projects that tell dynamic neighborhood stories.  L.A. Commons builds community by validating the importance of local narratives, enhancing the sense of belonging felt by a…
Plaza de la Raza Cultural Center for the Arts & Education is the only multidisciplinary community arts venue dedicated to serving the Eastside neighborhoods of Los Angeles, including Boyle Heights. Founded in 1970 by prominent labor, business and civic leaders as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, it…
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