Board member Bryan Patrick Franklin and his company, GRID, hosted a fundraising “work out” event at Barry’s Bootcamp in Hollywood on Friday, December 9th . The GRID event raised more than $5000 for Dream A World Education! Among the participants were Grammy Award-winning songwriter Thelma Houston, British Producer Harmony Samuels, Diane and Jules Kabat, attorney, … [Read More]
Meet Cora and Oliver Muirhead
How fortunate we are that Cora and Oliver Muirhead are DAWE donors and supporters dedicated to helping us to bring the arts to children in underserved schools. Cora, our long-time visual arts volunteer, has a BFA in textiles and has worked as a conservator at LACMA and de Young Museums. Oliver … [Read More]
Two Of Our Great Teaching Artists
DAWE exists because of our amazing teaching artists . This month we feature Danya Schwartz and Jenny Wabich. Danya teaches dance and is a vocalist and percussionist. Multi-talented Jenny, who comes to us from Canada, is a vocalist who plays sax, flute, and piano. She uses her musicality to introduce our young students to visual arts for … [Read More]
What Is School Culture? Does It Need To Change?
Every school has its own culture. It can be a culture that’s vibrant and cooperative, it can be dysfunctional and uncooperative or it can fall somewhere in-between. Our organization is in a unique position to observe the vast differences in school culture. Having this vantage … [Read More]