The Local Projects Database highlights arts-based impact projects that are happening across the country. Search the database for examples and inspiration of impactful projects or include your organization’s project in the database to highlight your community’s work. Once you upload your organization’s project, you can also select it for inclusion in your own Fact Sheet. Search for projects based on geographic location, sectors, and other descriptors of interest.

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Mural mosaic art on the façade of the Casa Azafran's building

Casa Azafran is both a beautiful event space and home to a collective of nonprofits who offer services in education, legal, health care and the arts to immigrants, refugees and community as a whole. 

Arts + Categories: Immigration
Puppet with hearts and word love

The Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE) hosted Little Amal, a global symbol of refugee rights, during their welcoming week. Alongside Little Amal were city wide events focused on Arts & Immigration

Arts + Categories: Immigration
Camera Lens

As part of an effort to explore civic and societal issues through photography, the City of San Diego has announced the selection of artist John Raymond Mireles for the City’s Read More

Arts + Categories: Immigration
HueArts NYC
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Los Angeles County Arts & Culture

In April 2017, the Los Angeles County Arts Commission (now Department of Arts and Culture) released the Cultural Equity & Inclusion Initiative (CEII) report, after an 18-month public Read More

Collage of three teacher portraits from the project

Teachers in Their Power is a new storytelling project focused on changing the narrative about the teaching profession.

Through a combination of photography and interviews, Teachers in Their Power profiles the American teacher Read More

Community Immunity with a heart dotting the i

Did you know that if we can encourage 80% of the population to get vaccinated against COVID-19, we can achieve the community-wide immunity we need for social activities to return to normal? Currently, more than half of adult African Americans have Read More

A smiling Michelle Obama sits in a white chair in front of a blue screen, speaking into a mic.

Hip Hop Public Health and the Partnership for a Healthier America, whose honorary chair is former First Lady Michelle Obama came together to create the Songs for a Healthier America album and its accompanying live-action and animated music videos as Read More

Move-to-improve World Beats post. World Beats is in black with colorful thin lines drawn through it.

Hip Hop Public Health today announced the release of Move-to-Improve World Beats NYC, an album inspired by music and rhythms from some of the diverse communities that call New York City home. Produced in collaboration with the NYC Department of Read More