Witness artists taking the spoken-word beyond the stage and directly effecting community with their art. Ascension,in essence, is a night of poets, musicians, and creative folks using their gifts in the interest of impacting under priviedged youth in the pursuit of higher education.
Proceeds from the night will be used to fundraise for the Precita GED Program (http://www.mncsf.org/youth.html)
Precita Valley Community Center:
provides after school, evening and summer programs to youth ages 6-25. Services include academic assistance, health education, cultural enrichment, violence prevention, recreation, youth leadership, and GED classes. Precita Center also serves as an evening Safe Haven, offering a safe place for neighborhood high risk youth and young adults to participate in healthy activities and connect with vital services. A young father’s group is offered to support positive parenting relationships. Precita provides case management and advocacy services for youth involved in the Juvenile Justice System.
Come join us Sept. 17th, 2011 at the African American Arts & Complex Center, located at 762 Fulton St. San Francisco, CA.