Established in 2017, AWOKE harnesses culture, creativity and service to improve access to the arts and athletics, increase civic engagement, and foster positive youth development. AWOKE produces community development projects, arts and athletics programming, and cross-cultural experiences to empower communities and uplift youth leadership.
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- CREATE ·2022 Grants Challenge
The GR818ERS x UNITE is a cultural placekeeping project driven by local youth, creatives and cultural ambassadors. Housed within the UNITE Cultural Center, The GR818ERS x UNITE serves as a physical and virtual hub for participants to grow as leaders and skilled practitioners through peer mentorship, field training, and cross-cultural experiences. The project consists of a creative workforce internship program, artistic and athletic programs, digital content creation, and community activations including mural projects and cultural arts events.
- CREATE ·2021 Grants Challenge
The GR818ERS x UNITE is a creative place-keeping project that serves as a physical and virtual hub for youth and community members to grow as leaders and skilled practitioners. The GR818ERS x UNITE provides artistic and athletic leadership development programs, produces community events and cultural arts festivals, and connects community members to local advocacy efforts that advance equity and inclusivity.