ADL is a leading anti-hate organization. Founded in 1913 in response to an escalating climate of anti-Semitism and bigotry, its timeless mission is to protect the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment for all. Today, ADL continues to fight all forms of hate with the same vigor and passion. ADL is a global leader in exposing extremism and delivering anti-bias education, and is a leading organization in training law enforcement. ADL is the first call when acts of anti-Semitism occur. ADL’s ultimate goal is a world in which no group or individual suffers from bias, discrimination or hate. Find out more here.
The National Museum of African American History and Culture is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture. It was established by Act of Congress in 2003, following decades of efforts to promote and highlight the contributions of African Americans. To date, the Museum has collected more than 36,000 artifacts and nearly 100,000 individuals have become members. The Museum opened to the public on September 24, 2016, as the 19th and newest museum of the Smithsonian Institution. Find out more here.
This week, we’re sharing resources that touch on the idea of difference and to create opportunities to have positive conversations and moments of learning about your children’s identity and all the diverse identities that exist in our world. Find out more here.
Created for young people and the young at heart, The Music Center’s Artivities offer inspiring arts and culture experiences with workshops and performances by world-class artists that bring the arts to your couch, kitchen table or playroom. From “how-to” arts learning experiences led by Music Center teaching artists with creative ways to express yourself, to performances by Music Center On Tour artists that are both entertaining and educational, Artivities invites you to jump start your curiosity, have fun, learn something new and stay awhile. Find out more here.
Established in 1971, the museum is one of few U.S. institutions dedicated to the arts and culture of Asia and the Pacific Islands, serving the city of Los Angeles and the Greater Southern California region. The museum’s mission is to further intercultural understanding through the arts of Asia and the Pacific Islands. Find out more here.
This page contains resources for educators, as well as students (and parents) looking to create at home and explore digital learning opportunities from local and national arts education hubs. Find out more here.
Arts, culture, and creativity are essential to our collective strength, resilience, and connection. During this time, the way we gather and experience the arts have changed. Through virtual experiences and classes being offered by County cultural institutions and LA-area arts and culture organizations, you can explore the arts while you stay safer at home. Find out more here.