Guitars Not Guns - Sonoma County Chapter

Cause Area

  • Arts & Culture
  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Education & Literacy

Location

Main St.Penngrove, CA 94931 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Guitars Not Guns provides free guitar lessons and instruments to foster and at-risk youth ages 8-18 in a classroom setting as an alternative to violence, usually held at local libraries, schools, community centers, and police departments. Classes run for 8 weeks with one hour sessions for 5-20 students with 3-6 adult instructors.

Description

In addition to learning how to master changing from one chord to another, children learn perseverance & discipline and build self-esteem. More importantly, the kids learn to enjoy the interaction and have fun in a group setting.

RECENT VIDEOS AND ACHIEVEMENTS:

KRON 4 News | Guitars not guns' event in Concord

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ue65anY7wfQ

FOX 13 News | 'Guitars Not Guns' aims to reduce gun violence

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=elq-C9eKDVU

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