Teen Arts Ambassadors
Ages 14 – 18
Monthly meetings held on select Monday evenings
Additional community service commitments required
This program promotes strong leadership skills as well as college and career readiness for youth ages 14-18. Students will develop individual and team-building skills that prepare them for success in their schools and community, college, and future employment. Members will participate in:
The ambassadors meet once a month. During meetings, students work on projects, share ideas, work through problem solving, socialize, and participate in offsite fields trips.
“We’re doing field trips, like visiting the Broward Center for a backstage tour,” Susan Rakes said. “We’re having guest speakers. We’re talking about resume development, how to apply to a college and the dos and don’ts of interviews.”
- Workshops with community leaders and elected officials
- Off-site field trips to venues such as artist studios, college campus tours, local government centers, etc.
- Community outreach events
- Potential to earn required community service hours for high school graduation
To apply, complete and return the program application to the Education Department at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 954. 921. 3274.
A limited number of scholarship opportunities are available to students who meet qualifications.
The Arts Aspire program promotes strong leadership as well as college and career readiness for students and young adults ages 14-21. Arts Aspire is a three-tier pyramid of defined, hands-on activities and program levels that allow youth to graduate from one tier to the next beginning in high school and continuing beyond graduation, whether they attend college or not. The three levels are tailored to the experience and ability of participants.
Check out this article in the Hollywood Gazette regarding our Teen Arts Ambassadors, written by Courtney Butterworth, a teen reporter.
Teens Arts Ambassadors is funded in part by a General Fund Social Services Grant from the City of Hollywood.