Meet our 2015 Bell Youth-in-the-Arts Grant recipient, and join us in contributing your financial & energetic support.
Community and Clients Served
Mainly the larger East Bay with an emphasis on West Oakland. We do some global work through the network of independent Attitudinal Healing Centers around the world.
The mission of AHC is to empower individuals to be self-aware and inspired through arts, creativity and education; making positive choices to break the cycle of violence for ourselves and our communities.
Provides arts integrated curriculum K-12 with a social justice, self-development and/or environmental justice lens and scope. Since 1995 serving 74 schools and community centers and over 13,700 children, youth and adults.
Oakland Mural Project
A crucial community development effort by Attitudinal Healing Connection that engages youth, artists and community members. The project aims to revitalize, beautify, uplift, positively transform and bring hope to the community through the power of public art.
Since 2009, AHC in partnership with the Oakland Housing Authority, created and currently implements the Good Neighbor Program (GNP). GNP, a powerful curriculum, rooted in the principles and processes of Attitudinal Healing, and is designed to lift up the base in our culture. The Good Neighbor Program (GNP) offers two curriculums for personal and community change: The Neighborhood Orientation Workshop and the Neighborhood Leadership Institute.
Our leadership accomplishments are as follows:
These leadership programs train more than 650 youth and adults each year and provide: Leadership and soft skills training to public housing residents; service learning opportunities for civic engagement; advocacy skills for effective parent and community engagement; leadership training and entrepreneurial opportunities for youth.
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