Juvenile In Justice:
Ending the Cycle of Youth Mass Incarceration
Did you know that youth as young as 12 are jailed in our country every single day?
Come learn how you can help end the cycle of mass youth incarceration and help move youth toward empowered lives. Formerly incarcerated young people who are now New Earth program alumni and staff members will join acclaimed photographer Richard Ross to show haunting images of life behind bars and share their stories as subjects of the system.
The night will include spoken word performances by our alumni youth, a moving panel that includes youth sharing their stories from the inside, the "Juvenile in Justice" Photography Exhibit by Richard Ross.
When: December 1, 2015
Time: 6:00 -8:30
Where: The Grammy Museum
800 West Olympic Boulevard A245
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Refreshments will be served.
Proceeds benefit New Earth 's initiatives to help plug the cradle to prison pipeline and end mass youth incarceration for good.
Contact 310-455-2847 or email@example.com for more info.
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
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 is a wilderness expedition program that offers youth an opportunity to reflect and restore while interacting with our natural world.
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 (Exercise and Fitness For Teens) is a fitness and nutrition program designed to engage youth in fitness, nutrition and wellness.
A community driven open mic night that encourages artists across all genres to "let the inside out".