Picture Perfect Thanksgiving!

Picture Perfect Thanksgiving!

As the Thanksgiving holiday arrives, we feel grateful for all that life has to offer. However, not everyone is fortunate. Did you know there are 63,000 homeless children in Los Angeles? This season, Create Now is feeling appreciative for the the opportunity to...
Create Audio

Create Audio

We’re delighted that one of the top music production companies, audio machine, has been very supportive of Create Now for the past two years. Now they’re also sponsoring our new Create Audio program. This 20-week workshop began in August and takes place at...
Mural Workshop Helps Stop Gangs

Mural Workshop Helps Stop Gangs

Los Angeles is called the “Gang Capital of America.” There are120,000 gang members, plus tens of thousands more in the surrounding areas around L.A. County. Gang membership has increased over the last five years. There were 16,398 violent gang crimes in...
Power of the Arts Festival

Power of the Arts Festival

On August 12th, Create Now produced another Power of the Arts Festival at Venice Hope Park, right across from our facility. More than 60 low-income kids of all ages came with their families and chaperones from Whittier, Watts and our DTLA neighborhood (near the...
Summer Arts for Needy Kids

Summer Arts for Needy Kids

The St. Francis Center is a food pantry for homeless and low-income families. They provide free showers, clothing and more to the neediest people in our DTLA neighborhood. For the past three summers, they’ve hired Create Now to implement fun arts projects for...
Music For Young Children

Music For Young Children

Beth Sussman taught Musically Speaking to all the second-grade students (103 children) during 10 sessions at Rowan Avenue Elementary School in East Los Angeles, thanks to a grant from the Dwight Stuart Youth Fund. She guided the kids in fun, interactive games that...