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Tax Information for Donations to B4YT

In Uncategorized on January 28, 2014 at 4:29 pm

tax exemptDid you make a donation to B4 Youth Theatre, Inc. in 2013 or 2012 and need written verification for tax purposes?  We are officially a 501c3 tax exempt organization so make sure to include your donations when you file your taxes.  All donations given to B4 Youth Theatre will be acknowledged retroactively dating back to November of 2012.  If you need more information, please email: giving@b4youththeatre.org

Thank you for your contributions and for helping us to BURN BARRIERS AND BUILD BRIDGES with children through the arts!

Arts Mentor Internship Announced

In Uncategorized on January 27, 2014 at 12:40 pm

Click here for the full PDF version of the  Arts Mentor 2014 Brochure
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B4YT Featured in Brandeis University’s Peacebuilding and the Arts!

In Uncategorized on January 24, 2014 at 4:40 pm

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Brandeis University’s Peacebuilding and the Arts program focuses on the “distinctive contributions of culture and the arts to the transformation of conflict”. B4 Youth Theatre is honored to be featured on their News from the Field

Check us out on their page and explore creative approaches to transforming conflict.

Burning Barriers, Building Bridges Youth Theatre (B4YT) was formed with a collaboration between Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and two international fellows at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota. Their shared vision was an community engagement program to allow Liberian youth to express themselves through the arts. The 300 children involved in the program write and perform their original plays to voice their concerns about their communities through theatre, which contributes to community peace-building efforts. The 2012 production was a tribute to the Liberia Children’s Law, in which youth participants aimed to spread the news about the law and educate other children about their rights. The organization is led by Jasmine Blanks. Read an article about Jasmine and learn more about the B4 Youth Theatre.

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