YOUTH IN POWER

Join three dozen youth-empowering organizations in our community and learn about the many offerings available to students and families! Join us for a free kick-off event on April 17. Download the flyer for more information!

Participating Organizations and Events

Action Youth Media (formerly Ghandi Brigade)
Event: Moco Youth Media Festival, Saturday, May 8, at 11 a.m. at 900 Wayne Ave., Basement Level, Silver Spring, MD. Applications are due April 29th.
Contact: Shereka Mosley, Program Manager, shereka@youthmediamd.org

Arts on the Block
Contact: Chris Barclay, Executive Director, cbarclay@artsontheblock.com

Carpe Diem Arts:
Event: Busy Graham, Executive Director of “Drum Circles on the Plaza with Franklyn Johnson-Williams.” All are welcome. You don’t need any prior drumming experience. It takes place every Wednesday from April 10 to June 12, 6:00-7:00 p.m., at the One Veterans Plaza, outside the Silver Spring Civic Building. The April 17 and April 24 Drumming Circles have a special tie-in with “Youth In Power.”
Contact: Denise Jones, Denisejones@carpediemarts.org, (240) 863-2409

ClancyWorks Dance Company
Event: Connecting the Community, May 19 from 2:30 – 4:30 pm, Wheaton Recreational Center (Social Hall), 11701 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, MD. Learn more about the event.
Contact: Keith Macadangdang at keith@clancyworks.org

Cornerstone Montgomery
Contact: Riley Garland, Program Supervisor, riley.garland@cornerstonemontgomery.org, (202) 308-2136

CREATE Arts Inc
Events: Common Threads: Arts Opening Reception @ the Tamar Hendel Gallery, Saturday, April 20, 12-2 pm., 914 Silver Spring Ave., Ste 101, Silver Spring, MD; Program Open House, Saturday, April 20, 1:30-3:30 pm. Guests can sample our arts education and therapeutic arts programming for participants ages 5 through 75+. Same address as the Opening Reception
Contact: Clayton Evans, Executive Director, clayton@createartscenter.org, (301) 588-2787

DC Collaborative
Contact: Alorie Clark, Executive Director, 853 New Jersey Ave SE Suite 200, Washington, DC, 20003, 202-470-6467, info@dccollaborative.org

Docs In Progress
Contact: Adele Schmidt, Creative Director, adele@docsinprogress.org

Levine Music
Contact: Dylan Tran, Operations Manager, dtran@levinemusic.org; (202) 686-8000 x1202

Lumina Studio Theatre
Event: Slavic Cultural Event, April 27, 8641 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Contact: Sophie Cameron, Co-Director office@luminastudio.org

MENTOR MD|DC
Contact: Daon McLarin Johnson, Regional Manager, dmclarinjohnson@mentormddc.org and (202) 372-7084

Mine2Finger Academy
“The Adventures of JJ & Mr. Smith” book reading, narrated by Yulisa Ahmadu, Sierra Leone Youth Ambassador. Saturday, April 27th from 10:30 am to 12 pm, hosted at CREATE Arts Center – 914 Silver Spring Avenue, Studio E.
Contact: Daniel Moijueh, Founder, dmoijueh@moicogroup.com

Moijey Diamonds
Contact: Bisi Fannoh, bisi@moijeydiamonds.com

Montgomery County Reconnect Center (MoCo Reconnect)
Contact: DropIn@mocoreconnect.org, (301) 966-7587

R.I.S.E. Arts Center of Baltimore
Contact: Kammeran Giggers, Executive Director, riseartscenter@gmail.com

SEEC
Contact: Meg O’Connor, Americorps Volunteer Coordinator, (301) 527-0440

The Springwell School
Contact: Gloria Chan, gloria@springwell.school, (301) 338-8273

Story Tapestries
Contact: Valerie Baugh-Schlossberg, Program Director, valerie@storytapestries.org

Strathmore – Community Education
Contact: Pablo R de Oliveira, pdeoliveira@strathmore.org, (202) 450-8541

The Civic Circle
Event: Families Celebrate Voting! Sat, April 27, 11 am-12:30 pm @ CREATE Arts Center 914 Silver Spring Avenue, Ste. 101. A FREE drop-in activity to celebrate voting through the arts! Kids are invited to create an “I Voted” sticker and/or bling to wear and take home.
Contact: Eliza Carney, Executive Director, ecarney@theciviccircle.org

U.S. Chess Center
Contact: Christopher McCleary, Executive Director, cpmccleary@chessctr.org (202) 857-4922

YES Youth Coaching
Contact: Emma “G” Stephens, Founder, yesyouthcoaching@corefoundation.org

YMCA Silver Spring
Contact: David Rodriguez, District Executive Director, david.rodriguez@ymcadc.org, (301) 585-2120

Sponsors

For more information, please contact Clayton Evans, Executive Director, CREATE Arts Center at
clayton@createartscenter.org

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YOUTH IN POWER

Join three dozen youth-empowering organizations in our community and learn about the many offerings available to students and families! Join us for a free kick-off event on April 17. Download the flyer for more information!

Participating Organizations and Events

Action Youth Media (formerly Ghandi Brigade)
Event: Moco Youth Media Festival, Saturday, May 8, at 11 a.m. at 900 Wayne Ave., Basement Level, Silver Spring, MD. Applications are due April 29th.
Contact: Shereka Mosley, Program Manager, shereka@youthmediamd.org

Arts on the Block
Contact: Chris Barclay, Executive Director, cbarclay@artsontheblock.com

Carpe Diem Arts:
Event: Busy Graham, Executive Director of “Drum Circles on the Plaza with Franklyn Johnson-Williams.” All are welcome. You don’t need any prior drumming experience. It takes place every Wednesday from April 10 to June 12, 6:00-7:00 p.m., at the One Veterans Plaza, outside the Silver Spring Civic Building. The April 17 and April 24 Drumming Circles have a special tie-in with “Youth In Power.”
Contact: Denise Jones, Denisejones@carpediemarts.org, (240) 863-2409

ClancyWorks Dance Company
Event: Connecting the Community, May 19 from 2:30 – 4:30 pm, Wheaton Recreational Center (Social Hall), 11701 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, MD. Learn more about the event.
Contact: Keith Macadangdang at keith@clancyworks.org

Cornerstone Montgomery
Contact: Riley Garland, Program Supervisor, riley.garland@cornerstonemontgomery.org, (202) 308-2136

CREATE Arts Inc
Events: Common Threads: Arts Opening Reception @ the Tamar Hendel Gallery, Saturday, April 20, 12-2 pm., 914 Silver Spring Ave., Ste 101, Silver Spring, MD; Program Open House, Saturday, April 20, 1:30-3:30 pm. Guests can sample our arts education and therapeutic arts programming for participants ages 5 through 75+. Same address as the Opening Reception
Contact: Clayton Evans, Executive Director, clayton@createartscenter.org, (301) 588-2787

DC Collaborative
Contact: Alorie Clark, Executive Director, 853 New Jersey Ave SE Suite 200, Washington, DC, 20003, 202-470-6467, info@dccollaborative.org

Docs In Progress
Contact: Adele Schmidt, Creative Director, adele@docsinprogress.org

Levine Music
Contact: Dylan Tran, Operations Manager, dtran@levinemusic.org; (202) 686-8000 x1202

Lumina Studio Theatre
Event: Slavic Cultural Event, April 27, 8641 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Contact: Sophie Cameron, Co-Director office@luminastudio.org

MENTOR MD|DC
Contact: Daon McLarin Johnson, Regional Manager, dmclarinjohnson@mentormddc.org and (202) 372-7084

Mine2Finger Academy
“The Adventures of JJ & Mr. Smith” book reading, narrated by Yulisa Ahmadu, Sierra Leone Youth Ambassador. Saturday, April 27th from 10:30 am to 12 pm, hosted at CREATE Arts Center – 914 Silver Spring Avenue, Studio E.
Contact: Daniel Moijueh, Founder, dmoijueh@moicogroup.com

Moijey Diamonds
Contact: Bisi Fannoh, bisi@moijeydiamonds.com

Montgomery County Reconnect Center (MoCo Reconnect)
Contact: DropIn@mocoreconnect.org, (301) 966-7587

R.I.S.E. Arts Center of Baltimore
Contact: Kammeran Giggers, Executive Director, riseartscenter@gmail.com

SEEC
Contact: Meg O’Connor, Americorps Volunteer Coordinator, (301) 527-0440

The Springwell School
Contact: Gloria Chan, gloria@springwell.school, (301) 338-8273

Story Tapestries
Contact: Valerie Baugh-Schlossberg, Program Director, valerie@storytapestries.org

Strathmore – Community Education
Contact: Pablo R de Oliveira, pdeoliveira@strathmore.org, (202) 450-8541

The Civic Circle
Event: Families Celebrate Voting! Sat, April 27, 11 am-12:30 pm @ CREATE Arts Center 914 Silver Spring Avenue, Ste. 101. A FREE drop-in activity to celebrate voting through the arts! Kids are invited to create an “I Voted” sticker and/or bling to wear and take home.
Contact: Eliza Carney, Executive Director, ecarney@theciviccircle.org

U.S. Chess Center
Contact: Christopher McCleary, Executive Director, cpmccleary@chessctr.org (202) 857-4922

YES Youth Coaching
Contact: Emma “G” Stephens, Founder, yesyouthcoaching@corefoundation.org

YMCA Silver Spring
Contact: David Rodriguez, District Executive Director, david.rodriguez@ymcadc.org, (301) 585-2120

Sponsors

For more information, please contact Clayton Evans, Executive Director, CREATE Arts Center at
clayton@createartscenter.org