Fund Musical Recovery 4 At-Risk & At-Promise Youth

by Guitars in the Classroom
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Fund Musical Recovery 4 At-Risk & At-Promise Youth
Fund Musical Recovery 4 At-Risk & At-Promise Youth
Fund Musical Recovery 4 At-Risk & At-Promise Youth
Jan 7, 2021

Youth at Promise Forge a New Pathway with Music

I am excited to bring you up to date with GITC programs for older students who are “at promise.”  Because of your support, the percentage of teachers from middle and high schools who are bringing music into their classrooms through GITC continues to grow. Across the country, students are struggling with hunger, housing insecurity, vulnerability to COVID-19, and the daily strain of racism and economic hardship. Classroom teachers who train with GITC are helping to bring hope, courage, strength and resilience to these students. With your help these students are able to forge a new, positive pathway as they reach for their dreams and fulfill their true potential.

Thanks to you, students at continuation high schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District are able to participate in GITC programs, currently offered online because of the pandemic, where they are introduced to artists who have moved the needle of social justice forward.  They are learning about various artists and their personal stories of social activism and overcoming adversity. Through learning to play the guitar and singing those artists’ songs, the students are learning to express themselves and communicate with their teachers and peers in a more meaningful way. 

These students are benefiting profoundly from receiving this musical access. WIth your help they are now able to see their life experience in a new, more constructive context. Making music with their teachers and peers is increasing attendance in their virtual classrooms as well as engagement, positivity, self expression and self esteem. 

Thank you for your ongoing support for this work!

Wishing you health, peace and inspiration to keep making our world better in 2021,

Gail

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Guitars in the Classroom

Location: San Diego, CA - USA
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Twitter: @GITCmusic
Project Leader:
Jessica Baron
San Diego, CA United States
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