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...
Holiday Party for Disadvantaged Kids

Holiday Party for Disadvantaged Kids

Create Now held our Power of the Arts Party on Saturday, December 3rd. There were around 25 disadvantaged children ages 4-12 from the Nickerson Gardens housing project in Watts, Over 2,000 units are in this poverty-stricken, gang-infested public housing project...
Musically Speaking

Musically Speaking

Create Now targets our arts programs on abused, neglected, abandoned, orphaned and homeless kids in the region. However, our school-based classes also reach the most disadvantaged children at Title 1 schools who receive free lunches, but no arts education. Our...