48% of children who reside in Anacostia's Ward 8 live at or below the national poverty line. Many of these young people lack artistic opportunities and resources. Town Hall Education Arts Recreation Campus—also known as THEARC—provides underserved residents of Anacostia with an open space for artistic, educational, and recreational endeavors.
THEARC is home to the only community theater in its area, which hosts the I Can summer program, an internship that teaches area young people ages 14–24 about technical-theater management. The eight-week paid internship will invite 10 new interns beginning this June for an introduction to the creative and practical skills required to produce and design plays. Interns also receive training in life skills such as resume writing, setting long-term goals, public speaking, and financial literacy. I Can aims to empower young people from disadvantaged backgrounds with the skills they need to achieve academic and career success. THEARC relies on the help of donations to provide each intern with the basic supplies they need to participate in the program.
Join G-Team and donate $10 to help sponsor an Anacostia-area young person to participate in the I Can technical-theater internship at the THEARC Theater. If G-Team members raise $480, THEARC can provide one intern with books, supplies, and healthy daily meals during the eight-week internship. Each additional donation will go toward sponsoring another summer intern.
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