Mission: o engage and empower young leaders to positively transform their community through skill based mentoring, organizing and the arts. To build a movement to improve the community, centered around the principles of economic and social equality, with young people being an instrumental part of that movement in roles of leadership and action. To increase levels of understanding, awareness, confidence, self-esteem, and hope in youth through providing opportunities, mentoring, creative outlets, and resources. 3rd EyE aims to unite young people, utilizing Hip Hop, a common cultural art form and voice for the people, to engage and empower youth to positively change themselves and their community.
Target demographics: youth achieve skill-based mentoring in order to become youth leaders through the arts
Direct beneficiaries per year: 150 youth (8-25)
Geographic areas served: New Bedford, MA
Programs: Artistic Mentoring, Music Productions, Dancing, Doodles, Tae Kwon Do, and other arts