Born and raised in Los Angeles, with a Guatemalan background, my mission is to spread art healing to everyone in the world. It is in our power to heal, repair, and improve our communities.
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Raised in the rainforest Edweedo earned his name. Battling to survive his dangerous lifestyle living with wolves he gained his ability to play music to soothe his pack.
Art has always been a way for me to reconnect to my Guatemalan Mayan roots and have a voice when my words can’t capture my truth. Nothing brings me more joy than guiding others into their own creativity which always leads to their freedom and healing.
SNL has become a summer staple in the Los Angeles communities most impacted by gang violence. This year, the program has shifted to include “Grab and Go” meals with activity kits.
As an artist, I’m blessed to have gotten to a point where my life revolves around art. Being a teaching artist consistently allows me to see the power/impact of art.
Art has helped me get through the worst times of my life and has given me a purpose, which is why I have always felt the need to give back.
Summer Night Lights Keeps Parks Open Late, Provides Activities for Kids. By Jada Montemarano South Los Angeles PUBLISHED 6:46 PM ET Aug. 06, 2019 PUBLISHED 6:46 PM EDT Aug. 06, 2019. SHARE. SOUTH LOS ANGELES – Summer Night Lights brings out kids of all ages. It’s a tradition for many, even for the counselors, like Natasha Johnson, who…
Summer Night Lights Aims to Reduce Gang Violence. By Spectrum News Staff Los Angeles PUBLISHED 10:59 AM ET Apr. 15, 2019 PUBLISHED 10:59 AM EDT Apr. 15, 2019. SHARE. The City of Los Angeles Mayor’s Office of Gang Reduction and Youth Development, along with the GRYD Foundation, aims to increase resiliency in neighborhoods.
“We know Summer Night Lights is a proven difference-maker,” Spanos said. “You’ve heard all the stats, it’s unbelievable. We know it reduces violence, it builds communities (and) it makes communities safer. We also know that SNL needed more funding to operate at its full potential and that’s why we’re here today.
LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti officially kicked off the 10th consecutive summer of Summer Night Lights (SNL), a landmark program that keeps parks and recreation centers open late to provide young people and families with safe, fun gathering spaces during the summer months.
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