Mission: Color Me Empowered is a charitable organization dedicated to empowering at-risk children and improving neglected communities through the implementation of civic art. We believe that giving children the opportunity to improve their immediate community will enable them to see the power of art and the ability within themselves to bring about positive change in their environment.
Results: To date, we've completed 10 public art projects with inner-city children. We're working to finish 5 more public art projects in 2012.
Target demographics: low-income school-aged children in the DFW area
Direct beneficiaries per year: over 500 students, completed 6 public art projects, and helped improve 5 different areas of Dallas
My experience as a volunteer has been very positive. Getting to work with the kids in such a positive environment is a lot of fun. And the projects they complete are just amazing. I'm so happy to be a part of Color Me Empowered!
I've been a part of almost every project Color Me Empowered has completed and each project is a source of pride for the community and brings so much excitement to the community and the children who work on the project. If you're in the Dallas area, you should definitely contact Color Me Empowered to get involved!