weaving landscape_banner 1Digital Storytelling for Literacy, Transformation, and Participation with classroom teachers. Download the Road To Digital Storytelling and read the process blog.

Community Coalition: The COCO Art Lab project facilitates creative writing and music production with new technologies for the Community Coalition‘s Freedom School. The Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs funded Avila Santo as a guest artist in residence for this work.

East LA Renaissance Academy: Check out the process blog for our Arts and Urban Design project with the East Los Angeles Renaissance Academy. This project was funded by Exploring the Arts. 

William Grant Still Art Center: with Nina is a “memoria” from a residency with mothers inspired by the work of Nina Simone. This project was funded by the National Endowment for the Arts Big Read Program.

ArtworxLA: presents works by teen writers.

UC Irvine: novice teachers bring the arts into their classrooms.

UCLA: Video archives from students, parents, and teachers in the ArtsBridge Program she directed from 2005-2009. This program lay the groundwork for UCLA’s minor in Visual and Performing Arts Education.

The Viva! Project: This video was made with Nicaraguan high school students who live and study at URACCAN university on the Atlantic Coast. Students express their thoughts on leadership in both Spanish and Miskito.