About Create Now:
Create Now is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that transforms the lives of youth in need through arts mentoring and experiences. Since 1996, they have served troubled children ages 2-25 with therapeutic programs in music, writing, visual arts, performing arts and cultural excursions to premiere venues in the region. Kids who have been abused, neglected, abandoned, homeless or incarcerated are taught creative skills that can lead to jobs and careers. These children have the chance to experience joy and relief as they bond with caring adult mentors, which builds their confidence and self-esteem. Create Now has reached more than 30,000 of the neediest youth in Southern California during the last 16 years. More information about the organization can be found at http://www.createnow.org.