Promoting Peace 

The art of communication is critical in fostering peace and understanding. In an effort to create a dialogue between youth in our community and the police department, The Arts Empowerment Project worked with the Youth Summer Enrichment Program (YSEP) to pull together a “Promoting Peace Panel” in response to the violence that has been pervasive...
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SouthPark Magazine: Art & Soul

The Arts Empowerment Project is proud to be featured in the August 2016 issue of SouthPark Magazine. Can art change the direction of a child’s life? Natalie Frazier Allen believes so, and she’s harnessed the support of several area youth advocates by founding The Arts Empowerment Project (TAEP), a nonprofit connecting children impacted by violence and abuse...
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Free Art Friday 

Creative Time at the YWCA Arguably, most everyone likes Friday. The end of the week, the start of the weekend… what’s not to like? For student-artists at the YWCA’s Park Road campus, Friday is a time to learn and create through The Arts Empowerment Project’s Free Art Friday. Volunteers, visiting artists and partnering arts organizations...
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