Promoting Understanding, Appreciation, and Participation in the Arts

Our goal is to create a structured learning environment for children, youth and families using art education as a medium to teach fundamental life skills and social values. Through the creative arts, our vision is to provide a healthy learning environment where people from diverse backgrounds can learn and grow harmoniously.  Sojourner Truth Development Center sponsors year-round educational programs and projects for all ages.  These include, among others, 

  • SOJO Artscape, a delinquency prevention program utilizing mural art.
  • SOJO Summer Camp, 8 weeks of art instruction and free lunches for children and youth 6-18 years old.
  • Circle of Peace, Diversity and Culture, empowering youth and families to create public art and community gardens in their own communities.
  • Mural Jams Saturday Workshop
  • Hands-On Art, a series of classes in visual art, graphic design, folk art, and music.
  • Mama & Me Scribble Scrabble, a structured program for parents with children 5 and under.
  • Out of Box Field Trips, which connect youth with the outdoors, with art in the community, and with agency-sponsored youth conferences and events.
  • Still I Rise Youth Development, encourages teens to consider the arts as a career path and offers job information and aid, mentoring, academic tutoring leadership development, internships and art scholarships.
  • Sojourner HIV/AIDS Awareness Education, provides education on HIV awareness.
  • In Pursuit of Truth is a violence prevention program that provides stress awareness workshops for youth and the entire family utilizing Art Therapy
  • Hip Hop 2 Wellness, a family wellness program.

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Sacramento, CA 95822

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