Art & Soul: Music And Art Benefit For Cyd

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FREE EVENT !!

ART & SOUL Benefit for CYD! Join us for an evening of spectacular art, phenomenal sounds and beautiful people.

PERFORMANCES BY:
Ruby Velle Acoustic Duo and Double Nil

ARTISTS:
Alan Berg, Ashton Anderson, Baels, Big Teeff, Brandon Sadler, Brett Pundt, Carmen Rice, Dr. Dax, DV Photo, Evan 5ps, Ginger Birdsey, Greg Mike, Hoxxoh, IWally Photo, Jeremy Brown, Jesse Jager, Jert, Killamari, Lamour Supreme, Lee Trice, Leslie Lanxinger, Maurice Goins, Nate Frost, Peter Ferrari, Sanithna, Sean Fahie, Susan Ker-Seymer, Thomas Turner, Tommi Bronx, Trey Moseley, Will Mitchell, Wolfdog, AND more to be announced!

ABV Gallery and Terminal West will be hosting a benefit for the children of Create your Dreams on March 1st, 2017. The event will feature 40+ artists works and performances By Ruby Velle (acoustic Duo) and Doublenil. The art will be presented in an auction style format and all must find a new home! CYD will have special guest speakers to better understand the organization and how you can get more involved in the program! Tickets to the event are free but donations are encouraged. All art auction proceeds will be donated CYD. Please help us make 2017 the best we can for the children and their dreams come true!


About CYD

CYD is a long-term, youth development program dedicated to nurturing the talents and dreams of students living in underserved areas of Atlanta. We provide the resources, opportunities and relationships children living below the poverty line require to reach their potential and break the cycle of generational poverty.

CYD began in 1994 as a summer camp for 20 students living in the Perry Homes area, one of Atlanta’s poorest communities, and quickly evolved into a year-round, second home and support system for children and their families. Our students come from communities filled with joblessness, crime, high school dropouts, drug use and teenage pregnancy. The majority of CYD families live well below the poverty level and 80% are headed by single parents.

CYD provides our students with the support they need to break this cycle. The results of our program speak for themselves: 100% of students who complete our program graduate high school; 98% began a post-secondary degree program; and 80% who enrolled in a post-secondary education have either earned their degree or are still enrolled. Also, 40% of CYD college graduates who earned their bachelor’s degree continued on to earn their master’s degree! (more info can be found here: http://www.createyourdreams.org/)
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