LEADERSHIP

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP

Naomi Ackerman

Founder/Executive Director

advotprojectorg@gmail.com

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Adam Wergeles

Anat Sadan

Karen Taback

Shawn LaRe’ Brinkley

Gary Townsend

SERVICE AREA

The Advot Project serves Los Angeles County public, private and continuation high school students, youth from underserved communities, formerly gang-involved individuals, teens ages 13-26 and young mothers, as well as incarcerated youth.

MISSION STATEMENT

The Advot Project uses theater arts to teach youth communication skills and healthy relationships.

COMMUNITY IMPACT

In the Summer of 2018, The Advot Project implemented the first ever summer theater program in partnership with Homeboy Industries and The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts serving over 65 youth teaching them tools to build self-esteem, prevent violence, encourage social change, and promote self-empowerment.

FUNDRAISING EVENTS

On March 26th, 2019 at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, the Advot Project fundraising event will be a culminating performance of its workshops. Check out the website and follow the project on social media for more info!

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

We have various volunteer opportunities: mentoring our participants, teacher aids in a variety of locations, ushers and backstage positions at our presentations.

GIVING OPPORTUNITIES

For our community to remain strong and to ensure our future, we need to join together.

Sponsorship opportunities: a series of ten Relationships 101 workshops, a youth for a year of Advot Project programs, equipment, props, program materials and art supplies for all our participants/ programs.

We can accomplish so much more together than we can alone.

GOALS FOR 2019

• To expand our programs to new locations

• To double the number of youth we serve

• To create toolkits and curriculum guides to shared with educators in the field.

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