LAUREN MARIE TAYLOR (CCA Alumni) WINS NATIONAL ARTS + HUMANITIES YOUTH AWARD
Congratulations to Social Practice alumni Lauren Marie Taylor who accepted a National Arts and Humanities Youth Award on behalf of the Bay Area Video Coalition.
BAVC received the award from first lady Michelle Obama at the White House in recognition of its Next Gen youth program, which trains young people in storytelling through audio, video, design and digital platforms.
In receiving the award, BAVC was among 12 community-based organizations chosen from a pool of 251 nominees and 50 finalists by the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities. The award recognizes organizations for helping young people learn life skills by engaging them in arts and humanities.