Alia Sutton-Bey - Kwanzaa Education to Action

Alia Sutton-Bey, Kwanzaa Education to Action

Date grant awarded: 07/08/2017

Kwanzaa Education to Action is an 8-week arts education program created by cultural producer and educator, Alia Sutton-Bey. The program teaches local youth at the Lonnie Young Recreation Center in East Germantown Philadelphia about the seven principles of Kwanzaa. Alia uses the seven principles as a catalyst to reinforce and normalize sustainable community values and behaviors in the promotion of civic engagement and self-efficacy. The youth will create an artistic expression to present at the Community Kwanzaa Celebration.