Vital New Voices® …
…is an initiative that engages the innate creativity of young people to take on some of the challenges they see in their communities and lives.
The fundamental framework for Vital New Voices® encompasses five core building blocks:
Active engagement of youth.
Accommodation for the full scope of artistic genres.
Thematic focus on social issues, challenges, and trends.
Collaboration with community-based organizations.
Impact evaluation based on a Social Activator Model of Change