Nations Arts Initiative
on America - 1994 to 2012
1993, when Stephen M. Apatow Ran Across America
for hunger homelessness and poverty, the focus was unmet needs of frontline
service programs. In 133 cities from Washington, DC to San
team provided executive directors a platform to share with
churches, youth leadership programs, central school district honor
programs and the
media. The team helped
bridge the communication gap, and the response was immediate.
was this 133 city learning experience that prompted the development
of Project: Focus
on America and with the help
Federal Emergency Management
Agency (FEMA) and Emergency Food and Shelter National Board
program, the initiative reached 3100 emergency county coordinators
and USDA extension programs. Close to 20 years later the needs
Focus On America Brochure
(Front/Back): Click on Images for PDF art work.
Where are we today?
- "Arts Integration Into Education," through the
"United Nations Arts
Initiative," provides a direct connection to the grassroots arts
community level and entertainment industry to assist advocacy and
policy development for prioritized humanitarian emergencies and relief
operations across the globe.
additional information, contact:
Director of Research & Development
Resource Institute (UN:NGO:DESA)
Consortium Graduate Studies
for Medicine, Veterinary Medicine & Law
Phone: (203) 668-0282
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