The Academy’s mission is to promote the intellectual, social and artistic development of underserved public school students by delivering cutting edge arts programs designed to develop student voice, strengthen academic performance and position graduates as agents of change in their communities.
The Academy is a state-of-the-art facility that instills artistic, leadership, and academic excellence within high schoolers, positioning them as agents of change in their communities and preparing them for their next step in life, be it college or career.
The Academy is a program is rooted in social-justice and designed as a third space – neither home or school – where students participate in advanced art programs, leadership development trainings, and receive college and career resources and training. Designed as an environment of excellence, The Academy fuses the creative arts and youth development to guide students in creating a vision of themselves in the future. Through cutting-edge arts programs, students learn and put into action 21st century skills to create positive change in their communities.