our mission

We empower at-risk youth to find their creative voices.

our vision

We believe that youth can use words and music to create alternatives to the destructive attitudes and behaviors that shaped their earlier lives.  The creative process can put them in touch with their own greatness.

our values

• We build a community of learners
• We respect and honor the voice of the individual.
• We nurture an appreciation of diversity
• We promote an attitude of tolerance