Picture Perfect

Picture Perfect

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...
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...
From Inspiration to Publication

From Inspiration to Publication

California ranks among the lowest states on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) because of the high number of English learners. Create Now strives to help disadvantaged students in Title 1 schools through our popular writing program, From...
Ballet for At-Risk Youth

Ballet for At-Risk Youth

Watts is one of the poorestcommunities in Los Angeles. It has the highest percentage of families headed by a single parent, and one of the largest concentrations of gangs in Los Angeles County. Kimberly McKinney is a probation officer at Nickerson Gardens and Imperial...
Cultural Journeys

Cultural Journeys

Every year, we organize artistic excursions for thousands of the most vulnerable kids in the region through our Cultural Journeys program. Recently, The Chainsmokers gave Create Now tickets for 30 homeless youth from Covenant House and the LGBT Youth Center to see...