Over the past 20 years The HeArt Project has worked with countless at-risk youth and dedicated teachers to bring the arts into the classroom. In 2013 the name of the organization was changed to artworxLA but the mission remained the same. They continue to work with over 23 alternative high schools in three school districts, combating the dropout crisis by creatively engaging and inspiring students.

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Over the past 20 years The HeArt Project has worked with countless at-risk youth and dedicated teachers to bring the arts into the classroom. In 2013 the name of the organization was changed to artworxLA but the mission remained the same. They continue to work with over 23 alternative high schools in three school districts, combating the dropout crisis by creatively engaging and inspiring students. MORE


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