Current Youth Renaissance (YR) Partnerships
CMSD Humanware: CMSD Middle and High Schools completed the SEL Creating writing Project Covid Kids March 9th & 10th at East professional during the 2022 – 2023 A New Me Teen Summits. All participating Scholars and SEL Coordinators received the published book at the summit. Narrative contributors received a Changing The Narrative Journal and Pen set as a gift for contributing. (CMSD Humanware Partnership)
TRIO Cuyahoga Community College Metro Campus: High School TRIO participants of the Youth Renaissance Evolution of Music Project completed their soundtrack and will release the the 10 song album on all major streaming sites March 2023.
Students were introduced to industry professionals from R&B Soul, Country, Jazz, Blues, Classical, Rock N Roll and Hip-Hop. Guided by Reading RAMM Professionals, students examined the origins, pioneers and social impact of each genre before producing an original album.
EOM Project Film features music produced by DJ Phatty Banks, performed by TRI-C TRIO students featuring Cleveland industry professionals.
Two music videos and a film will be released March and April 2023. (Tri-C TRIO Partnership)
Cuyahoga County Youth Work Institute: Edward “DJ Phatty” Banks is a part of the training and planning team for the Cuyahoga County Youth Work Institute. He will be instructing both large and small groups in concepts and techniques of youth development and the use of media in youth programming. (Case Western Reserve University Partnership)
Ginn Academy: YR contributors from Ginn Academy are making a new Ginn Creed Song with interactive video featuring their historic 2022 State Championship during Media Programming. (Starting Point Partnership)
WOVU 95.9FM: My Young Fam radio show airs every Saturday at 12pm. The show showcases media projects produced at all Youth Renaissance Sites.
Joseph M Gallagher School: 5th – 8th grade YR participants are completing media projects for My Young Fam. (Boys & Girls Club Partnership)
William C Bryant Elementary: 5th – 8th grade YR participants are completing media projects for My Young Fam. (Boys & Girls Club Partnership)
Miles Park Elementary: 5th – 8th grade YR participants completed media projects for My Young Fam during a 10 week program. (Boys & Girls Club Partnership)
East Technical High School: 9th – 12th grade YR participants are learning and creating digital animations with Ipads during digital arts. (After School All-Stars Partnership)
Collinwood High School: 9th – 12th grade YR participants are completing My Reality is Real content for My Young Fam. (After School All-Stars Partnership)
John Adams College & Career Academy: 9th – 12th grade YR participants are completing My Reality is Real content for My Young Fam. (Boys & Girls Club Partnership)
Garfield Heights High School CTAG: 9th – 12th grade YR participants are completing My Reality is Real content for My Young Fam. (Garfield Heights CTAG Partnership)
Starting Point: Reading RAMM has been awarded an OST grant to provide Youth Renaissance programming to Collinwood Nottingham and Northshore Collinwood neighborhoods for 2022 – 2024. We are currently providing media arts programming at Ginn Academy and Collinwood High School reinforcing social emotional learning.
Hip Hop @ 50 Summer Projects at 5 Pointe Community Center: Utilizing the 4 core components Graffiti, B-boy dance, DJ and MC, YR participants will create culminating performances for the 2023 Hip-Hop @ 50 Glenville Festival Aug 12, 2023. Summer programming will run June 5, 2023 – Aug 12, 2023 contact: 216-268-2138. (Starting Point Partnership)