2017 Youth Arts Pitch Contest Finalists and Judges Announced!

ArtReach is proud to announce the finalists for the 2017 Youth Arts Pitch Contest! Finalists will pitch their ideas to our panel of judges for a chance to win cash prizes of up to $5,000 in the following categories:

Creative Business & Career Development:
*Igho Itebu for EGO (Ebony Girls Obsession) Initiative
*Femi Lawson for Tantalization
*Huda Eldardiry for Held By Huda
*Balu Kanagalingam for Sweetea Consultations

Community Arts Projects and Productions:
*Sage Willow
*Zubaida Zang Design Inc.
*Cola Bennett for the F-You Project
*Synergy Dance Crew

This year’s Judges Panel includes:

*Dwayne Holness, Founder Corex Creative
*Mustafa El Amin, Founder MyStand Mentorship Organization
*Shereen Ashman, Programs Manager CEE Center for Young Black Professionals
*Letecia Rose, Coordinator, Programs and Outreach MLSE Launchpad
*Pauleanna Reid, Co-Founder of New Girl on the Block, Founder of The WritersblokDetails for the 2017 Pitch Contest:

DATE: Thursday October 12th, 2017
TIME: 6:30pm to 8:30pm
LOCATION: Riverside Hub, 1326 Gerrard Street East
MORE INFO: Here!