Creating Communities Arts Mentorship Academy
The Creating Communities Arts Mentorship Academy offered 28 full-scholarships to students from the Annapolis and Anne Arundel County area who would otherwise not be able to afford to attend an arts program. In a unique partnership with Anne Arundel County Schools, The Clay Street Collaborative and others, Founding Director Rob Levit created a program that fused and integrated jazz dance, African drumming, muraling and photography this past summer. The AMA is now slated for two weeks in Summer 2009 with various winter programs (all scholarship) being planned. The Arts Mentorship Academy received the Innovative Program Award from the Volunteer Center of Anne Arundel County with its emphasis on arts-integration, one-on-one mentorship and investing in each students innate creative ability.