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Imagine: Give At-Risk Girls the Gift of Music (US)

by Backstage Chats Foundation
Imagine: Give At-Risk Girls the Gift of Music (US)
Imagine: Give At-Risk Girls the Gift of Music (US)
Imagine: Give At-Risk Girls the Gift of Music (US)
Imagine: Give At-Risk Girls the Gift of Music (US)
Imagine: Give At-Risk Girls the Gift of Music (US)
Imagine: Give At-Risk Girls the Gift of Music (US)
Imagine: Give At-Risk Girls the Gift of Music (US)
Imagine: Give At-Risk Girls the Gift of Music (US)
Imagine: Give At-Risk Girls the Gift of Music (US)
Imagine: Give At-Risk Girls the Gift of Music (US)
Imagine: Give At-Risk Girls the Gift of Music (US)
Imagine: Give At-Risk Girls the Gift of Music (US)
Imagine: Give At-Risk Girls the Gift of Music (US)
Imagine: Give At-Risk Girls the Gift of Music (US)
Imagine: Give At-Risk Girls the Gift of Music (US)
Imagine: Give At-Risk Girls the Gift of Music (US)
Imagine: Give At-Risk Girls the Gift of Music (US)
Imagine: Give At-Risk Girls the Gift of Music (US)
Imagine: Give At-Risk Girls the Gift of Music (US)
Imagine: Give At-Risk Girls the Gift of Music (US)
Imagine: Give At-Risk Girls the Gift of Music (US)
Imagine: Give At-Risk Girls the Gift of Music (US)
Imagine: Give At-Risk Girls the Gift of Music (US)
Imagine: Give At-Risk Girls the Gift of Music (US)
Imagine: Give At-Risk Girls the Gift of Music (US)
Imagine: Give At-Risk Girls the Gift of Music (US)
Imagine: Give At-Risk Girls the Gift of Music (US)

Summary

Imagine offering life-changing support to foster kids, orphans, refugees, immigrants, and other girls who face daily hardships in the U.S. By sending underprivileged teen girls to safe and inclusive music/sound camps, you help crush imposter syndrome, teach girls to self-advocate, nurture artistic talent, and empower the next generation of female leaders and artists in a male-dominated industry. Donate $27 or more today and turn imagination into reality through the healing power of music.

$5,000
total goal
$1,940
remaining
9
days

Challenge

Every year, talented and eager girls are unable to attend music/sound camps due to financial hardship. Many are fosters, orphans, refugees, immigrants, and other teens who need a safe, inclusive environment to heal from the stress (sometimes trauma) they've experienced. In addition, girls who want to work in the music industry face more rejection, sexism, and stereotypes than their male counterparts. Many give up or are written off before they have a chance to prove themselves.

Solution

Aside from the emotionally therapeutic benefits, teens who attend music/sound camps walk away with transformational experiences that: * Crush "Imposter Syndrome" by increasing self confidence * Teach girls to advocate for themselves before entering the professional world * Get hands-on exposure to innovation, technology, and the power of teamwork. Combined, this creates a strong network of like-minded young women who can achieve merit-based success and help end gender disparity in music.

Long-Term Impact

There is a positive chain of events that will produce long-term impact: * Girls receive the emotional and practical benefits mentioned above * Grass roots organizations can continue to host camps as these grants lower their cost-per-camper and increase enrollment * More women gain experience in the music industry, which leads to more jobs in leadership roles, which reduces sexism, sexual harassment, and stereotyping. * More woman will achieve success and pay it forward to the next generation.

Resources

https:/​/​backstagechatsfoundation.org
Backstage Chats Foundation
https:/​/​backstagechats.com

Organization Information

Backstage Chats Foundation

Location: Austin, TX - USA
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Project Leader:
Thea Wood
Austin, TX United States
2019 Giving Season Accelerator
Donations: $3,060 raised ($5,000 needed)
 
Donors: 39 (40 needed)
 
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