Opening Minds, Opening Doors
This project rakes place on Saturdays, starting March 28, with no class on Easter weekend. Classes rin from 1:00 - 4:00 pm in Central Austin. A showcase is scheduled for Sunday, May 10, from 1:00 - 2:00pm. Duties include: assist writing instructor with small group classes with adults with disabilities. Classes center around personal narrative and preparation of public presentation of their story. Most assistance will be help with physical writing activities, coaching, other duties as needed by the class instructor. Some experience with writing and public speaking a help, but not required.
About Art Spark Texas
3710 Cedar St, Austin, TX 78705, US
Art Spark Texas challenges perceptions of how people contribute by creating an arts-inspired, inclusive community of individuals with diverse abilities.
Art Spark Texas, a 501(c) 3 not-for-profit, delivers excellent cultural, professional, educational and public awareness arts services to communities with diverse abilities.
Arts experiences enhance the skills, confidence and quality of life for people with disabilities. We support this by offering programs that enable educational achievement and career success, events that feature the work of our artists, and specialized arts training for artists, educators and service providers.
Recognizing that every person has a voice that deserves to be heard, Art Spark Texas partners with supporters, volunteers, community organizations, educators, and state and local governments across Texas to promote and facilitate people with and without disabilities working together to create inclusive and strong communities.
We challenge ourselves and our communities to build bridges and strength by making cultural programming and venues available to all.
3710 Cedar St.Austin, TX 78705
- Literacy / Reading
- American Sign Language
- Special Needs
- Must be at least 18
- would like volunteers for the full project, but will decide on a case by case basis