For over 20 years, Create Now has reached 37,000 of the most vulnerable youth in Southern California through arts mentoring and education.

Upcoming Events

                                                                                                             Jewelry at Kendra Scott

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Award-winning jeweler Kendra Scott has just opened a new store at the Century City Westfield Mall at 10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Unit #1813, Los Angeles, CA  90212.

On Thursday, April 27th, they're throwing a party for Create Now from 6:00-9:00 pm. Come enjoy sips, sweets and beautiful jewelry. 20% of the proceeds will help us to expand our programs to reach thousands more of the neediest kids in the community. 

                                              Wine Tasting & French Delicacies at Bouchon

Spring is here! Join us at Bouchon in their Garden Terrace on Sunday, April 30th from 5:00 to 7:00 pm for a wine tasting of the finest French wines with scrumptious French delicacies by award-winning Chef Keller. 

Tickets are only $125 for two glasses of the finest French wines, plus delicious hors d'oeuvres. Free parking! There will be fabulous raffle prizes and a Silent Auction that includes a journey for two on the luxury Rocky Mountaineer train, which travels through the Canadian Rockies. 

Don't miss out on this fun event that will make a difference in thousands of troubled children's lives. Buy your tickets by clicking here.

Featured Programs

We serve vulnerable children ages 2-21, the “forgotten children” who are tucked away in group homes, shelters, detention centers, rehab facilities, mental health clinics and special schools throughout Southern California. Our therapeutic programs include music, visual arts, literary arts, fashion, performing arts, digital media and cultural journeys. We also provide arts education in Title 1 schools for disadvantaged youth to prevent dropouts.

Support Create Now

Join our team of volunteers or donate today and make an impact on the lives of our most vulnerable youth-in-need.

Here at the shelter, we can fill the gaps in our youths’ basic needs, but the more important gaps that help them find themselves as individuals and grow as young adults come from the experiences and mentorship provided by selfless and enthusiastic organizations like Create Now and its vibrant team of dedicated individuals.”
— Federico Bustamente, Outreach and Activities Coordinator, Casa Libre Youth Shelter

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