The United Voices of Youth is offering FREE adult literacy classes for adults struggling with reading, spelling and penmanship. The Back 2 Basics program returns to the simplicity of a phonics-based curriculum, incorporating music and rhyme to help facilitate memorization.Classes are held weeknights and Saturdays at Christ the Good Shepherd Church, 3303 W. Vernon Avenue. Please call UVOY at 888.881.8007 to enroll or to volunteer.See More
The North Area Neighborhood Development Council meets the 1st Thursday of Every MonthSPECIAL MEETINGAGENDATHURSDAY, MARCH 7, 20136:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.MLK Park Gymnasium (39th Street and Western Ave.)1. Welcome and Call to Order & Translation Services (5 minutes) 2. Announcements (15 min)LAPD report – Senior Lead Officers – BanuelosCD 15 Report for Councilmember Jan Perry - Marie RumseyCD 8 report for Councilmember Parks – Cathy DavisSenate District 10 representative for Sen. Curren…See More
I am President and Founder of United Voices of Youth (UVOY) a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Our mission is to create community partnerships to assist underserved individuals in discovering their voices and their talent to lead, starting with their ability to read. Our signature program is
Back 2 Basics, a phonics based literacy program infused with music and rhythm, offered to individuals struggling with basic literacy.
Your University Park secret:
3 years ago, we partnered with USC’s Viterbi School of Engineering and the Annenberg School of Communication to research the benefits of incorporating the elements of music and rhythm into our existing phonics-based literacy curriculum. The University’s research indicated the accelerated improvement in language learning using these techniques along with individualized instruction for the participant to learn at their own pace. We conducted pilot programs with children, teens, adults, special needs and non-English speaking individuals at the California African American Museum and various locations throughout Los Angeles.
Who referred you?
Executive Director of United Voices of Youth
School you attend:
Or school your children attend:
World music, reading, cultural education, cooking and entertaining, organizing individuals for collective enjoyable activities.
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Most of us know by that storytelling can teach, inform and entertain. But did you know that it could also "move you"? Well, you will not be able to sit still for the Institute of Musical Art's next Storytelling presentation!Award-winning Storyteller, Ina Buckner-Barnette and Rhythmic Institute Percussionist, Clarence "Chazz" Ross will guide us on a spirited journey, as they present "Drumbeats and Traveling Feet", an interactiveprogram of stories inspired by multicultural tales and rhythms. But…See More
The Institute of Musical Arts is hosting an "Open Tea andTapas" luncheon at Doña Barbara's Tea and Tapas, onSaturday, March 15, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.Doña Barbara's Tea and Tapas is a private, reservation-only tea room, located in the Institute of Musical Arts residence, presenting refined, elegant, custom-designed afternoon Tea and Tapas menus for group events. At Doña Barbara's, we provide Afternoon Tea and Tapas with an emphasis on California contemporary cuisine. No crustless finger sandwiches…See More