Bronx Charter School for the Arts
Bronx Charter School for the Arts (Bronx, New York) – for $20,000 to purchase lighting and sound equipment, a piano, and portable staging. This new equipment will allow the expansion of the “Lights Up” studio space for theatre majors to produce a daily informational news show for the Bronx Arts Middle School community, as well other indoor and outdoor theatre events. Bronx Arts is a K-8 public school with an elementary school in Hunts Point and a middle school in Soundview. The community is rich in talent, creativity, and entrepreneurship, despite economic and health challenges. Through the school’s focus on the arts, it instills a sense of pride within students, families, and local artists while also providing the community with resources and opportunities that wouldn’t otherwise be available.