Art from Ashes Youth Production 2023


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*Thank you for helping us to cover the costs of this program and to make it accessible to all.



Art from Ashes Youth Production 2023 Registration is OPEN! Long Beach youth entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year of high school are invited to register for the upcoming Art from Ashes Youth Production 2023. This collaborative art and storytelling intensive will provide Long Beach youth with the opportunity to explore their potential as dynamic creatives and the impact they can make on their communities through the sharing of their own stories and their original artwork. Program participants will benefit from the collective wisdom of local artists, community leaders, business owners, and non-profit leaders who will speak and facilitate workshops related to self-care, storytelling, community service, advocacy, and personal and community leadership.

The 4-day conference culminates with a community art showcase where conference participants will display their original artwork alongside the work of local artists at the Long Beach Art Expo. 
Art from Ashes Youth Production 2023 dates and details:
  • Location:
    • Pre-production (Aug 24-26) will take place at Cal State Long Beach. 
    • Panel Breakfast and Art Show will take place Aug 27 at the Long Beach Art Expo.
  • Dates/Times:
    • Thursday Aug. 24 | Pre-Production Day 1 — 8am-8pm: headliner speaker and workshops (all meals provided)
    • Friday Aug. 25 | Pre-Production Day 2 — 8am-8pm: headliner speaker and workshops (all meals provided)
    • Saturday Aug. 26 | Pre-Production Day 3 — 8am-8pm: keynote speaker and workshops (all meals provided)
    • Sunday Aug. 27  | Breakfast Panel & Production — 8am-5pm (breakfast and lunch provided)

Art from Ashes Youth Production 2023 is being hosted in partnership with:

  • CityHeART’s Art from Ashes
  • Century Villages at Cabrillo Oasis “We Are B.O.L.D.” Youth Program
  • Long Beach Community Theater
  • NeverSpeakLB
  • The Definitive Soapbox
  • Solar Rights Alliance
  • Expressive Arts Collective of Long Beach
  • Port of Long Beach
  • Apple
Reserve a space for a Long Beach teen TODAY
This is a pay what you can program, with a minimum contribution of $100. The program costs us $400/participant to put on with those costs including:
  • All meals (4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners, beverages, and snacks)
  • All supplies for art workshops and gallery event
  • Space rentals and fees for the conference and gallery event
  • Speaker fees and workshop facilitation costs
  • Keynote Speaker’s E-Book
  • Production Swag

If you are able to contribute more than $100, we greatly appreciate the extra support, because it makes the program accessible to others in the community. If you are unable to contribute $100 at this time, please do note hesitate to call us at 562-704-9585 or email us at to request a sponsorship. No Long Beach teen will be turned down for this opportunity due to lack of funds. 

Parents/Guardians: to register your teen, please complete the form below, and you can submit payment by adding this to your cart. We will email you a payment link in the month of August as a final confirmation of your teen’s participation if we receive the registration form only this month. Thank you!
No Long Beach teen will be turned down due to inability to pay for the conference. Please email us at if you are interested in financial aid to cover the cost of this Art from Ashes Youth Leadership Conference 2023. 

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