Welcome to the ICASC directory of national and international art for social change organizations, networks, educational programs and opportunities.
This is a curated list focusing on art for social change – by no means a comprehensive community arts listing.
If you are looking for more complete Canadian community arts listings, we highly recommend ArtBridges’ directory at http://artbridges.ca/community/community_map.
This is a living resource. We will be updating and revising it as new information becomes available. You can filter this list by selecting from the various options below and clicking ‘Search’.
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YANTE Organization / Dance / Palestinian Territory
Our vision is to see people of all ages and social parameters participating in various art projects, within and for communities. Participants express themselves while believing that the uniqueness of an individual lays in the diversity of the whole. They gradually build a consensus through a bott……read more
Yolé!Africa Organization / Multidisciplinary / Congo (Kinshasa)
Yolé!Africa is a non-profit organization promoting peace through art and culture as well as operating as a platform for exchange. Yole!Africa's objective is to empower young people to see themselves as agents capable of thinking critically and acting non-violently to shape their own realitie……read more
York University Training and Education / Multidisciplinary / Canada
York University's Faculty of Environmental Studies and Fine Arts jointly offers the Community Arts Practice (CAP) certificate. The CAP certificate can be completed full-time by undergraduate and graduate students. The certificate can also be completed part-time by non-university……read more
Youth Art Connection (YAC) Organization / Multidisciplinary / Canada
Positive Change Through the Power of The Arts: Every YAC program is aimed at working with youth to create lasting positive change (personal and community-wide) through activating the power and appeal of various art forms, and the human passion that always accompanies quality art-making. ……read more
Youth Arts Program, Youth Action Northern Ireland Organization / Theatre / United Kingdom
The performing and allied arts allow young people to develop not just artistically but also personally and socially. All of our unique programmes allow young people to both explore and develop a sense of who they are and give them the opportunity to develop themselves to their full potential as a……read more
Youth Orchestra of Northern Alberta – Sistema (YONA-Sistema) Organization / Music / Canada
Youth Orchestra of Northern Alberta - Sistema (YONA-Sistema) is a program offered by the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra. This program is modeled on the ground-breaking El Sistema project in Venezuela which uses music for social change and teaches the values of unity, h……read more
Youth Speaks Organization / Theatre / United States
Through the intersection of arts education and youth development practices, civic engagement strategies, and high quality artistic presentation, Youth Speaks creates safe spaces that challenge young people to find, develop, publicly present, and apply their voices as creators of societal change.…read more
Zip Zap Circus School Organization / Theatre / South Africa
The mission of Zip Zap Circus School is: To take "ordinary" kids (including "youth-at-risk") and provide them with the resources to develop skills, through the medium of Circus Arts, that will develop them as young leaders, good citizens, ambassadors for South Africa, and make……read more
Zoukak Theater Company Organization / Theatre / Lebanon
We created Zoukak in 2006 from a need to develop a professional continuity for our theater practice, a belief in this practice as a political and social involvement and a faith in collectivity as a position against marginalizing systems. The way we position ourselves outside the dominating politi……read more