Author: Nathaniel Zeisler

Nathaniel Zeisler

Nate Zeisler, Dean for Community Initiatives at the Colburn School in Los Angeles, envisions a world where students majoring in the arts have a clear path to a sustainable career, where creative minds are empowered and inspired to rule the workforce, and where access to the arts is not just for the privileged few, but for all.

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Urban Voices Project

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The John Wesley Community Health Institute is a private clinic located in Los Angeles’s Skid Row. Its mission is to provide necessary services like healthcare to those experiencing homelessness. They’ve begun looking at the arts as a form of therapy: In 2014, teaching artist Leeav Sofer teamed up with the Wesley Clinic’s community outreach director Christopher Mack and music therapist Kate Richards Geller to create the Urban Voices Project, or UVP, a choir made up of Skid Row residents.

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