Rex Foundation Invites Students, Parents, Guardians, Teachers, Administrators, Community Members & Policy Makers To
An Original Production About The Right to An Education
Inspired by Article 26 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Created by the Destiny Arts Center Youth Performance Company under the Direction of Sarah Crowell and Rashidi Omari, in Collaboration with Poets of Youth Speaks under the Direction of Talia Taylor, with overall Creative Direction by Ellen Sebastian Chang In Conjunction with The World As It Could BeÂ© Human Rights Education Project of the Rex Foundation
Thursday, January 20, 2011
Laney College Theater
900 Fallon Street
Oakland, CA 94607
Doors Open: 6:30 p.m.
Performance: 7:00 â€“ 7:45 p.m., followed by Q & A with Audience
Admission: Free of Charge
Enjoy and celebrate the creative and intellectual talents of the presenting youth
Gain renewed knowledge and inspiration to advance top quality education for
- Personal growth and development
- Community health and vibrancy
- Economic advancement across the population
- Maintaining a democracy
We look forward to engaging with you on January 20th to strive for the best that education can offer.
Rex Foundation, established in 1983 by members of the Grateful Dead, supports grassroots programs whose work promotes a healthy environment, the arts, preservation of indigenous cultures, education, social and economic justice.
Destiny Arts Center, based in Oakland, CA, uses dance, martial arts, theater and youth leadership training to teach youth to express their opinions creatively and artistically, while sharpening their critical thinking skills and cultivating discipline, toward the overall mission of endingisolation, prejudice and violence in the lives of young people.
Youth Speaks, based in San Francisco, is a premier spoken word education, presentation and youth development program across the country, whose mission is to create safe spaces to empower the next generation of leaders through written and oral literacy, challenging youth to find, develop, publicly present and apply their voices as creators of social change.