We are MENTORS | Creative MEDIA | AcTIVATING YOUTH | Better TOGETHER

TRAINING. TECHNOLOGY. TRANSFORMATION.

WE VALIDATE YOUTH BY DEVELOPING LIFE SKILLS THROUGH MENTORING AND MEDIA ARTS TRAINING
We serve a community of foster, former foster (TAY), homeless and low-income youth.

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About Us

“Through the lens of creativity, we shape long term goal perspectives in youth who would otherwise have a blurred view of their potential.”

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HISTORY + MISSION Founded in New York, by writer and filmmaker Syd Stewart, as an organization that provided music and creative writing as a form of healing to kids battling …

REAL-TO-REEL GLOBAL YOUTH FILM FESTIVAL

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Since 2008

15, 000+ in mentoring hours

100% youth engaged through media and technology platforms

98% of participating youth have graduated from high school and are enrolled in a college or university and/or gainfully employed.

95% of our youth have produced a media project or event in their communities for peers, parents, teachers and community stakeholders

12,000
YOUTH SERVED

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Better Youth partners with Skydance Media

To support the media arts training, certification, and employment of foster and homeless youth and low-income youth. Through Animation, Interactive/Gaming, Media, and New Media training and development, Better Youth’s AIM-N-Inspire …

Rising Artist Showcase

RISING ARTIST SHOWCASE Friday, November 5, 2021 on Youtube | 6PM – 7:30PM (PST) HOSTED BY LATRICE MARIE W/MANY SPECIAL GUEST PERFORMANCES GET TICKETS @ RSVP HERE ON EVENTBRITE