Silent Auction Fundraiser Event
To Support and Introduce ZCAF’s
Two Hands’ on Workshop (HOW) Programs
Tuesday, June 28,
2016, 5:00-9:30 pm
Washington Ethical Society, 7750 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20012
The evening will
feature a Silent Art Auction, Delectable Bites, Wine, Music and much more!
Food Provided by "FRESH START CATERING, DC CENTRAL KITCHEN"
Sponsorship Opportunities Available
Fall 2016 "After-School
Hands' On Workshops"
For DCPS teens ages
Through a ZCAF Partnership
with District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS)/
Out-of-School-Time-Programs Office (OSTP)
These after-school career-focused arts classes are
being Hosted Through a ZCAF Partnership with
Columbia Heights Educational Complex (CHEC).
Both HOW programs have been endorsed by the DC
Office of Employment Services/Youth Programs
Office, whose mission is to provide Employment
Services for residents ages 14-24.
Beginning this summer, Zenith Community Arts Foundation
will be offering two Hands’ on Workshops (HOW) each with an
emphasis on learning sculpting, fine arts, and design skills.
Both HOW will
offer a staff to student ratio of 1:10, ensuring an optimal learning
environment and individualized instruction.
is designed to encourage teens (ages 13-18)
to develop career-focused skills, with a focus on careers in the arts,
and will emphasize “soft skills” such as: healthy risk-taking, appropriate
self-expression, time management, teamwork, and effective communication in a
60-hour program wherein participants develop a portfolio. ZCAF is an
approved “Out of School Time Program Provider” for DCPS. ZCAF
maintains a site partnership with Columbia Heights Educational Complex (CHEC).
Our HOW for DCPS students has been endorsed and funded (in part) by the
DC Office of Employment Services/ Youth Programs Office. HOW curriculum
is be aligned with both the National Core Visual Arts Education Standards
and the DCPS Arts Curriculum Standards and Cornerstones.
on the other hand, is designed to get young
adults (ages 18-24) on the path towards becoming an established,
Adult HOW is a 90-hour program, being hosted by
the DC Art Studios, through a partnership we have with this Ward 4
non-profit. Adult HOW is funded (in part) by the DC Office of Employment
Services. It too features a 60-hour portfolio development component
that emphasizes the same concepts as the teen program, but expands the
learning and includes 30 additional hours of Arts Career Counseling,
devoted specifically to getting participants jobs, apprenticeships,
internships, and/or acceptance into an art school.
ZCAF is excited to be providing high-quality,
customized arts education and career counseling
for DC’s teenagers and young adults.
Please join us today in supporting the
future artists of DC!
fosters alliances between artists, businesses, and government agencies such
as: District of Columbia Commission for the
Arts and Humanities, the District of Columbia Public Schools/Out of School Time Programs, and
District of Columbia Office of Youth Programs, Department of Employment
meaningful partnerships with other non-profits such as: The DC Arts Studios,
The Black Artists of DC,
and by participating as members of nationally
recognized organizations such as Americans for the Arts.
Community Arts Foundation 1429 Iris Street, NW,
Washington DC 20012 202-783-8005