Arts

#LeadYoung - Chirag Vedullapalli: Channeling kids’ passions and talents into impact in Seattle, Washington

The transition from the old world of rules, repetition, and hierarchies to one defined by change requires everyone to be a giver, everyone powerful, everyone a changemaker.
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#LeadYoung - Malcolm Asher: Making hospitals more friendly for youth

Starting with a pack of art supplies, Malcolm and his team launched a nonprofit and global movement to change how kids experience hospitals through art.
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Sophia Andrews: Unleashing potential through a boundless love of dance

Sophia’s story demonstrates how she shared her love of ballet across cultural and geographic boundaries to increase and equalize access to the arts.
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17-year-old Tura, founder of Street Children’s Theater in Bangladesh, shared her thoughts on what it takes to LeadYoung

When she was just 13, Tahua Tura of Bangladesh started expanding her theater troupe to include street children, primarily living in closed-off communities once referred to as “untouchables”. Her early experiences accompanying her aunt, Ashoka Fellow Safura Begum , to poor communities and interacting...
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Two Bangalore teens link young people’s passion for arts with fundraising for social change.

Ashwini (16) and Priya (17) were passionate about singing and acting, but they, like other young people they knew, had few spaces to perform. Together they founded Jazba, a local, youth-run “India’s Got Talent” to give young people a space to perform where all proceeds go to a hand-picked local...
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