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FACT SHEET
Singing -- for Life!

The Choral Consortium of San Diego unites, supports, and promotes the vibrant choral community of the San Diego/Tijuana region through collaboration, inclusion, and performance. Join a choir to see how singing in a choir can enhance your life and your community.

EXAMPLES OF PRACTICE

Los Angeles Poverty Department

Los Angeles, California

The LAPD was founded in 1985 by John Malpede and was the first performance group comprised primarily of homeless people on Skid Row. The program aims to change negative stigmas associated with homeless people and decriminalize poverty through allowing

Tremble Clefs

San Diego, California

Tremble Clefs is a therapeutic singing program dedicated to empowering people with Parkinson's through strengthening voices and enabling communication. This starts with singing together and leads to enhanced quality of life, mutual support and

Stagebridge

Oakland, California

Stagebridge, the nation’s oldest theater company of older adults, provides professionally taught classes for adults over 50, entertainment and hands-on classes brought to community venues that serve both active and frail elders, and performance-based

The Veterans Project is equal parts community, creativity, and discovery. This dance program aims to use the practice of movement arts to restore core inner strengths that have been diminished by trauma and help participants transition back into

ORGANIZATIONS

Americans for the Arts

Washington, District of Columbia

Americans for the Arts is a nonprofit organization that advances the arts and arts education advocacy in America.

National Endowment for the Arts

Established by Congress in 1965, the NEA is the independent federal agency whose funding and support gives Americans the opportunity to participate in the arts, exercise their imaginations, and develop their creative capacities.

The Arts & Social Impact Explorer was made possible thanks to the generous support of the Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional support provided by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.

This fact sheet was developed as part
of the Arts + Social Impact Explorer
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