Art Makes us see the opportunity to transform an underserved student’s potential into their greatness. What Does Art Make You?

Jill Nawrocki

Jill Nawrocki is a SIFI certified, New York State licensed social worker and returned Peace Corps Volunteer with a specialization in clinical social work with adolescents, school social work and global social work practice. Jill works as the Community School […]

Sheena Minott

As a graduate of Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of the Arts, Sheena understands first-hand the power of the arts as a vital source of youth development. She earned a BA in English with a Minor in Music from Brooklyn […]


Urban Arts Partnership was featured as Rosie Perez’s Favorite Things on The View! Has a work of art ever deeply impacted or inspired you? Perhaps a song, poem, or painting helped you look at a problem differently. At Urban Arts Partnership, […]

Alyssa “Lady Logic” Saunders

My name is Alyssa ‘Lady Logic’ Saunders. I am a Poet Emcee from Red Hook, Brooklyn. I have endured the shelter system my whole life, but being a Poet Emcee has helped me build foundations and meet people in which I have […]

Arts on the Green Benefit

We look forward to you joining us for an exclusive day of golfing to benefit UAP. The Classic Golf Tournament will consist of four players per team. Following lunch, there will be a shotgun start and scoring will be best […]

Edwin Salgado

Edwin has a strong grasp at questioning and examining organizing tactics to create change in our communities. He is great at looking at the adversarial perspective and creating a public narrative that counters their argument and still empowers his community […]

Benjamin Rojas

Benjamin Omar Rojas, also known as “Mincho Vega” is a Californian native born in 1979 to parents who had immigrated to the U.S. from El Salvador. After high school Benjamin went on to community college and then to San Francisco […]