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 2012

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’s Program Celebration & FUNdraiser

Friday, December 2 2022 | 6:00p-9:00p (PST) @ The Beehive | 1000 e 60th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90001RSVP Link: https://betteryouth.tv/december2 PARKING MAP: https://betteryouth.tv/dec2parkingmap If you can’t attend we will miss …

MONTHLY C.A.R.E ROUNDTABLE:

Immersive Storytelling: The Future of Interactive Gaming, AR/VR, and W3 Friday, September 30 2022 | 4:30p-5:30p (PST) VIRTUAL LINK: https://tinyurl.com/LAFSMeta A Better Youth virtual C.A.R.E Roundtable (Career Awareness, Readiness and Exploration) Powered …