Tag: destiny arts youth performance company

These SF Bay Companies Are Empowering Youth to Lead on Social Justice

This summer’s outcry to fully see and celebrate Black lives was a wake-up call to dance organizations. And while many dance education programs are newly inspired to incorporate social justice into their curriculums, four in the San Francisco Bay area have been elevating marginalized youth and focusing on social change for decades. GIRLFLY, Grrrl Brigade, […]

When Dance Can Set You F R E E

For the students at Destiny Arts Center, dance isn’t just an after-school activity, it’s a lifesaving experience. At the Oakland, California–based program, children and teens ages 3–18 learn to express themselves through dance, theater and martial arts in a safe space. And in the process they build community and self-respect. Check out F R E […]