Area Youth Foundation
Twenty years ago, when a schoolboy named Omaall Wright followed an instinct that led him to become a founding member of the Area Youth Foundation, he was already a Jamaica Festival prize-winning poet and performer and in 2001 co-wrote the runner up Festival Song “Feel di Breeze”. He was co-creator
The Area Youth Foundation (AYF) recently took thirty young men and women from the inner city to Tapioca Village in St. Mary for a three day workshop on how to start their own businesses and write a business plans. The workshop was conducted by AYF Executive Director Sheila Graham with
Pot o’ Gold will be having only one more show – this Sunday at 5pm. Come out and support this great production by the Area Youth Foundation!
A mystical-dramatical-comical-satirical musical opening December 5th at the Theatre Place, 8 Haining Road, Kingston. Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00 pm; Sundays at 5:00 pm. Tickets are available at York and Moodie’s Pharmacies, The Theatre Place and AYF at 66 Barry Street. Pot o’ Gold features the AYKrew with Majah Bless
Area Youth Foundation’s new CD “Building Bridges”, launched recently, is more than a collection of tracks burned onto a disk. Throughout Area Youth’s 12 years of working together with wonderfully talented young people, they have been creating songs that uplift, inspire and entertain.
For more about the Area Youth Foundation, see Area Youth Foundation Transforming Lives, Interview With Sheila Graham Area Youth Foundation Working With Kids In Tense Communities
Scene from ‘Bus Big’ YardEdge talks to Sheila Graham, Founder of The Area Youth Foundation, about how the arts can transform lives in the inner city. YardEdge: What is the Area Youth Foundation? Sheila: The Area Youth Foundation is a charitable, non-governmental organization which, since 1997, has been changing the
The Area Youth Foundation (AYF) led a summer camp at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church on Winward Road in July which culminated in a musical performance written and directed by the kids and performed at the Holy Rosary Church on Wednesday, July 30. The musical portrayed life in the community