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ICUJP Friday Forum
August 5th, 7:30-9:30 am Pacific


2022 Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA) Programs Overview + Music


Description: In 2010, Heart of LA partnered with the Los Angeles Philharmonic to launch a youth orchestra program.The Youth Orchestra LA (YOLA) at Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA) is the second site of Gustavo Dudamel’s signature program and features several youth orchestras. HOLA also provides a structured Music Studios program, including jazz and rock bands and now also a premiere Intergenerational Orchestra, Choir and Big Band Programs!!

Join the discussion with our speaker:

Tony BrownTony Brown has been the Executive Director and now CEO of Heart of LA since 2006. Since then, Tony has led the sustainable growth of the organization reaching over 3,100 annually which is 74% more underserved young people in Central and South Central LA with programs and supports that give them opportunities to realize their full potential. He has numerous awards. 

In 2017, he was recognized by the James Irvine Foundation for Leadership Innovation.

Tony holds a BA from Loyola Marymount University, an MS from the University of Tennessee, and was a Stanford University Graduate Fellow in the Business School's Social Innovation Program for Non-Profit Leaders.  Since then, he served on the Advisory Board for Scripps College and was also President of the Dean’s Board of Advisors at the University of Tennessee. For his exemplary service, Tony has been named as a Distinguished Alumni by both Loyola Marymount University and the University of Tennessee. Tony served on the Leadership Council for L.A.'s Promise Zone and is an appointed Commissioner of the California Senate Rules Committee as one of twelve Commissioners working at the state level to provide information and advice to the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, the Secretary for Education, and the State Board of Education regarding state and federal policy and funding issues affecting before and after school programs. 

Tony, as co-founder of YOLA at HOLA and the Intergenerational Music Programs, is also currently serving on the Advisory Committee for the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts.


Learn More/Here's how YOU can help:

Consider participating in HOLA's free Intergenerational Music Programs, our Scientific Arts Programs and our South Central Arts and STEM programs. Specifically, Intergenerational Choir and Big Bands and Clarinetists in our Orchestra Program by sharing this link: heartofla.org/intergenerational-music-programs
Sign up for HOLA's Scientific Arts Program:  WWW.BIT.LY/SCIARTSFALL22 
Are you interested in attending HOLA's free Arts and STEM programs at our South Central Campus at Augustus Hawkins Nature Park this fall?  Communities around the park can register here:  https://a112268.socialsolutionsportal.com/apricot-intake/07f7cd60-6720-47ca-b720-f05cf476c198 


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7:30 - 7:35  Log in and socialize
7:35 - 7:45  Welcome and introductions 
7:45 - 7:50  Reflection (5 min. maximum)
7:50 - 9:15  Program and Q&A
9:15 - 9:20  Announcements
9:20 - 9:30  Closing circle and prayer

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Reflection: Stephen Rohde
Facilitator: David Clennon
Zoom host: Dave Clennon

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