A Reason to Survive

aka ARTS   |   National City, CA   |  www.AReasonToSurvive.org

Mission

ARTS lifts young people to become confidence, compassionate, and courageous community builders through the transformative power of creativity.

Ruling year info

2001

Principal Officer

James Halliday

Main address

200 E. 12th St

National City, CA 91950 USA

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EIN

33-0963135

NTEE code info

Youth Development Programs (O50)

Arts Education/Schools (A25)

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This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Our programs

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ARTS After School

free classes in a variety of artistic disciplines for youth ages 11-18 taught by Teaching Artists who are experts in their fields plus paid internships and skill-building experiences with professional mentors for students who want to pursue higher education or a career in a creative field

Population(s) Served
Adolescents
Non-adult children

community-driven revitalization efforts that let youth take the lead in enhancing the quality of life of all residents

Population(s) Served
At-risk youth
Economically disadvantaged people

an on-site resource network of support that includes mental health and wellness counseling, college and career advising, and leadership coaching

Population(s) Served
At-risk youth

ARTS is a hub for creativity for youth and families in the South Bay. We host evening events, weekend workshops and activities. We also rent rooms and the space at ARTS to likeminded organizations, individuals, and social enterprises.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Adolescents

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A Reason to Survive

Board of directors
as of 02/26/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Jacqueline Reynoso

National City Chamber of Commerce

Term: 2018 - 2021

Jessica Barlow

San Diego State University / Center for Regional Sustainability

Jennifer (“Jay”) Garcia Hinkle

HMC Advertising

Vilavanh Sanginthirath

Innovations City

Golby Rahimi

Mental Health Services

Stephanie Trejos

Wilkinson Mazzeo