Multicultural Education and Counseling through the Arts (MECA) is a community-based non-profit organization committed to the healthy development of underserved youth and adults through arts and cultural programming, academic excellence, support services, and community building. MECA provides arts education, support services, and multicultural artistic performances and events to over 4,000 students and their families each year, helping to build discipline, self-esteem, and cultural pride.
Nameless Sound presents the best of international contemporary music and to support the exploration of new methods in arts education. Nameless Sound and its artists work directly with young people in public schools, community centers, and homeless shelters.
Project Row Houses (PRH) is a community-based arts and culture non-profit organization in Houston’s northern Third Ward, one of the city’s oldest African American neighborhoods. Founded in 1993 as a result of the vision of local African-American artists wanting a positive creative presence in their own community, PRH shifts the view of art from traditional studio practice to a more conceptual base of transforming the social environment. PRH has instigated and hosted a variety of community programs and events. Volunteers, art and community lovers are all welcomed to participate!
Senorita Cinema is the Lone Star State’s very first all Latinx film festival. In the past the role of the Latinx woman in film, for the most part, was left to the imaginations of others with very typical Hollywood results. Senorita Cinema turns the screen over to the rising wave of Latinx women who are sharing their stories and visions by making movies and video art. The festival aims to show the rich tapestry of different voices, styles, ideas, unique to the Latinx experience. Volunteers of all and every background welcomed!
Shunya Theatre is a Houston-based non-profit theatre troupe dedicated to providing a voice to the South Asian American experience through the visual and performing arts.