Our Partners

Our partners are fundamental to our work and close to our hearts. These incredible organizations share our vision of a world in which all youth are supported in developing the confidence and inner motivation to pursue meaningful life paths as leaders and change-makers. Applying their local expertise, our partners adapt our Creative Community Model for maximum impact in their communities. Together, we are awakening the innate creativity and potential of youth across continents, cultures, and circumstances. PYE is proud to work alongside them all.

USA

 

Power of Hope
(Seattle, Washington, USA) Power of Hope (POH) was founded by PYE co-founders Peggy Taylor and Charlie Murphy in 1996. Through youth summer camps, winter retreats, and in-school programs, POH focuses on using the arts and creativity to create safe communities that offer support and inspiration.

Culture Jam at Oregon Country Fair Culture Jam
(Eugene, Oregon, USA) Culture Jam was founded in 2000 by the Oregon Country Fair with assistance from Power of Hope. They run week-long camps each summer at the Oregon Country Fairgrounds. Culture Jam also offers occasional winter programs for youth in Eugene, as well as trainings for adults.
Y-WE Young Women Empowered
(Seattle, Washington, USA) Y-WE provides mentorship and empowerment programs for teen girls in the greater Seattle area. They serve a diverse group of youth, ages 12-18, and women mentors, ages 19-70+. The organization welcomes young women from all walks of life.
Commonweal
(Bolinas, California, USA) Commonweal, a 60-acre nonprofit center in the Point Reyes National Seashore, is devoted to nurturing people and the earth. With art and education as one of their core areas of focus,  they’ve joined forces with us to deliver Power of Hope youth camps and creative facilitation trainings.

CANADA

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(Cortes Island, Canada) Power of Hope unleashes the positive potential of youth through arts-centered camps and programs that value self-awareness, leadership, environmental stewardship, community, and social change.
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(British Colombia, Canada) This BC-based program provides healing and confidence-building for Indigenous youth through a creative land-based program that rests on traditional philosophy and values.

INDIA

Dream a Dream
(Bangalore, India) Founded in 1999, Dream a Dream empowers children from vulnerable backgrounds by nurturing life skills through arts and sports programs. With the help of local volunteers, they actively work to create a non-discriminatory society where unique differences are appreciated. With support and training from PYE, Dream a Dream is scaling their life skills program, with a goal to reach 240,000 per year within three years.

UK

LIFEbeat logo Final LIFEbeat
(London, UK) LIFEbeat is a UK charity that engages the creative power of young people through inspiring residential and training programmes, based on the Creative Community Model. With training and support from PYE leaders, LIFEbeat has built a vibrant community of youth, adult facilitators and volunteers across England, and worked with schools and other referring youth organisations to develop its signature summer camp programme since 2008.

UGANDA

In Movement In Movement
(Kampala, Uganda) In Movement: Art for Social Change provides an arts education program for disadvantaged and orphaned children and youth. PYE is working with In Movement to train lead facilitators to offer training and support to the youth serving sector in Kampala and other parts of Uganda.
Photo from Centre for Creativity and Capacity Development Centre for Creativity and Capacity Development
(Kampala, Uganda) This grassroots organization offers Creative Facilitation workshops for professionals and group leaders in Uganda. The centre builds individual and group creative capacity using PYE’s Creative Community Model.

SOUTH AFRICA

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(Eastern Cape, South Africa) Imithayelanga Youth Development is a non-profit organization that strives to improve the lives of young people in the most rural areas of South Africa. PYE works with Imithayelanga to develop youth support programs and camps in schools and communities.
Earth Child Project
(Western Cape, South Africa) The Earthchild Project is a non-orofit organization offering complimentary education to under-resourced schools with a focus on the environment, health and self-development.

BRAZIL

Arteria
(Throughout Brazil) Arteria run workshops and camps based on the Creative Community Model, creating educational experiences and camps that help young people, aged 14 to 18, get in touch with their creative potential
through the arts.
Bem Comum Bem Comum
(Sao Pãulo, Brazil) This non-governmental organization is focused on human development through youth empowerment. By expanding the socio-cultural and artistic repertoire of young people, Bem Comum builds the autonomy of youth and helps them feel supported in their life paths.

EGYPT

Elisa Sednaoui Foundation Elisa Sednaoui Foundation (ESF)
(Throughout Egypt, and around the world) ESF elevates creative learning projects to promote playful cultural exchange and the building of life skills. The Foundation’s goal is to foster the next generation of citizens and solution-makers who will enrich their communities.

GLOBAL

Ashoka Ashoka
(Worldwide) Ashoka is the largest network of social entrepreneurs worldwide, with nearly 3,000 Ashoka Fellows in 70 countries putting their system changing ideas into practice on a global scale. PYE co-founder Charlie Murphy received the honor of an Ashoka Fellowship in 2005. PYE continues to collaborate with Ashoka in countries around the world, including training of teachers in Ashoka’s network of Changemaker Schools.

 

Affiliates and Friends

We have met and worked with many great people and youth organizations while developing our network and methodology. Each one of them has had a huge and profound impact on our work. We encourage you to visit their websites, and get involved.

BRAZIL

Agrifirma

Iniciativa Gaia

Doutores da Alegria

Its noon

Ashoka Brazil

Cells of Transformation

CANADA

National Arts Centre

Reel Youth

Hollyhock

ArtsSmarts

Beatz to da Streetz

Neighborhood Arts Network

Sketch

Centre for Social Innovation

George Brown College

Ashoka Canada

COLOMBIA

Fundacion Proyecto de Vida

Fundacion Mi Sangre

INDIA

School of Inspired Leadership

Agastya Foundation

ISRAEL

Heartbeat Jerusalem

KENYA

Tears Group Kenya

Gallmann Memorial Foundation

SOUTH AFRICA

African Solutions

Novalis-Ubuntu Institute

eMzantsi

Lucca Leadership

Teach South Africa

Ma Afrika Tikkun

Earth Child Project

UGANDA

Breakdance Uganda

Mango Tree

BeadforLife

M-LISADA Orphanage

Empower African Children

 

UK

Kori ArtsWYSE

Impact HUB

Ashoka UK

MyBNK

The Global Summit

Youth Work Hub

Moving Sounds

MAC UK

USA

Arts Corps

Eileen Fisher Community Foundation

Youth Venture

Youth In Focus

YesWorld

Ashoka

GenUp

Qatar Foundation International

Destiny Arts

Impact HUB Oakland

United Roots Oakland

 

Upcoming Trainings

Creative Facilitation 1: Power of Hope Canada
Victoria, British Columbia
Feb 25–26

Creative Facilitation 1: South Africa
Cape Town, South Africa
Feb 25–26

Creative Facilitation 1: East Bay
Oakland, CA, US
Mar 4–5

Creative Facilitation Demo Day: Spain
Barcelona, Spain
Mar 9

Creative Facilitation 1: Seattle
Seattle, WA, US
Mar 31–Apr 1

Art of Facilitation: Ontario
Kingston, ON
Oct 2017–Feb 2018

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