• Department of State Alumni TIES Grant

    In 2019, our Founder and CEO, Letitia Zwickert, and Shawn Lent, Lead of Dance Peace an initiative creating dance and music education opportunities for Syrian refugees, were awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of State Alumni TIES program to implement their

    New Neighbor Arts Entrepreneurship pilot.


    New Neighbor Arts Entrepreneurship is an initiative designed to help new migrants and refugees integrate successfully into American society and find a place for themselves in their new neighborhoods through arts careers and entrepreneurism.