OUR MISSION 

New Earth provides mentor-based arts, educational, and vocational programs that empower juvenile justice system involved youth ages 13-22 to transform their lives, move toward positive, healthier life choices, and realize their full potential as contributing members of our community. New Earth is a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) organization. 

New Earth is proud to be the winner of Social Venture Partner's 2013 Fast Pitch Competition as well as the recipient of the  2012 Josephine "Scout" Fuller Award from Psychologists for Social Responsibility (PsySR). Additionally, we are the only L.A. non-profit organization to be Teaching Technology Common Core Leadership certified by The Los Angeles County Office of Education. To learn more, check out our Awards page. 


NEW EARTH ARTS & LEADERSHIP CENTER

New Earth will be including comprehensive high school diploma programing in partnership with YouthBuild USA and John Muir Charter School of CA. This expansion will allow us to host 100 young people aged 17-25, focusing on those who are reentering society from incarceration, currently reside in a group home or are in foster care, and generally those who are in need of a high school diploma, vocational development, and other wrap around services. Each day begins at 8:30a and ends at 3:30a for academy students only and 5:00p for academy students involved in vocational program. Admission is free and enrollment is on a rolling basis. Programming begins on 9/8/15. Read More


OUR PROGRAMS

F.L.O.W.

An acronym for "Fluent Love of Words", F.L.O.W. uses poetic expression and music to instill a sense of self-confidence and empowerment in youth. 

BEYOND BOUNDARIES

Beyond Boundaries is a wilderness expedition program that offers youth an opportunity to reflect and restore while interacting with our natural world. 

EXPLORE

The Explore program is both a job and professional development offered to outstanding youth of our in-camp programs. 

 

DOWN TO EARTH

Down To Earth is a gardening program designed to cultivate a sense of responsibility in students while providing them the unique opportunity to explore their environment. 

EFFORT

EFFORT (Exercise and Fitness For Teens) is a fitness and nutrition program designed to engage youth in fitness, nutrition and wellness. 

 

EXPRESSION MONDAYS

A community driven open mic night that encourages artists across all genres to "let the inside out". 


LISTEN TO SOME OF THE ORIGINAL WORK PRODUCED BY STUDENTS IN OUR F.L.O.W. PROGRAM