Cincinnati youth http://wvxu.org en Cincinnati's ArtWorks puts youth to work creating murals and more around the region http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnatis-artworks-puts-youth-work-creating-murals-and-more-around-region <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Founded in 1996, <a href="http://www.artworkscincinnati.org/"><strong>ArtWorks</strong></a> is an award-winning non-profit organization that employs and trains local youth and talent to create art and community impact. The most visible<a href="https://www.facebook.com/ArtWorksCincinnati"> <strong>ArtWorks</strong></a> projects are the many murals that brighten-up our region. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 08:00:05 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 29174 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati's ArtWorks puts youth to work creating murals and more around the region Celebrating 8 years of Elementz http://wvxu.org/post/celebrating-8-years-elementz <p>It’s hard to believe, but <a href="http://www.elementz.org/"><strong>Elementz</strong></a>, Cincinnati’s hip hop youth services organization, is celebrating its 8<sup>th</sup> anniversary this year. They moved into a new, larger space last year and continue to expand programs designed to keep our city’s young people safe, off the streets, and moving towards an educated, positive life. <strong>Brother Abdullah Powell</strong>, the creative director of <strong>Elementz</strong>, is in the studio with Mark Perzel to talk about the past eight years and what he sees for the organization in the coming years.</p><p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 05:30:20 +0000 Mark Perzel 13408 at http://wvxu.org Celebrating 8 years of Elementz Elementz Hip-Hop Youth Center http://wvxu.org/post/elementz-hip-hop-youth-center <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s hard to believe, but </span><a href="http://www.elementz.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Elementz</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Cincinnati’s hip hop youth services organization, is celebrating its </span>8<sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> anniversary this year. They moved into a new, larger space last year and continue to expand programs designed to keep our city’s young people safe, off the streets, and moving towards an educated, positive life. </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Brother Abdullah Powell</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the creative director of </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Elementz</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, is in the studio with Mark </span>Perzel<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to talk about the past eight years and what he sees for the organization in the coming years.</span></p><p></p><p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 05:31:25 +0000 Mark Perzel 11319 at http://wvxu.org Elementz Hip-Hop Youth Center Cincinnati planning to study city youth http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-planning-study-city-youth <p>A Cincinnati Councilwoman and members of a youth commission are launching what they call a groundbreaking study on the city's youth.<br><br>Yvettte Simpson said the study will focus on six areas: crime, poverty and homelessness, education, workforce development, health and developmental opportunities. &nbsp;<br><br>Simpson and several commission members announced the project during a City Hall press conference.<br> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 17:27:30 +0000 Jay Hanselman 11235 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati planning to study city youth