Labor of Love Awardee
Unified Outreach | Seattle, WA
Unified Outreach is a charity that provides programs to community centers, schools, transitional housing/youth shelters, and other organizations seeking to provide industry level instruction to children in Seattle’s under-served neighborhoods.
Their mission is to assist under-served, at-risk, disabled, and arts-starved youth with personal growth and character-building using the Arts to break down racial, economic, and social barriers, to inspire creativity, build confidence, and promote positive self-esteem.
They have a 20-year history of providing enrichment classes to K-5 students, work-readiness classes to 13-18-year-old opportunity youth, a free to the public community arts magazine (www.Vibrantart.org), as well as multiple free community events that bring neighbors together; including cultural celebrations, fashion & runway extravaganza’s, talent shows, and race and culture dialogue forums.
Their board is made up of over 70% of people of color, over 50% women; with our teaching staff reflecting similar numbers. Our leadership team prides itself on being student/client-driven when it comes to class offerings and we make every effort to provide the art training classes and community events that our students and families want to see, which is why we boast one of the most eclectic teaching rosters in the city.
You can support them at https://unified-outreach.com/