Create Now gives youth-in-need opportunities to find their voices through arts mentoring and education. 

We serve vulnerable children who have been abused, neglected, abandoned, orphaned, or homeless through programs in music, visual arts, literary arts, fashion, performing arts, digital media and cultural journeys. These “forgotten children” are tucked away in group homes, shelters, detention centers, rehab facilities, mental health clinics and special schools throughout Southern California. We also provide arts education in Title 1 schools for disadvantaged youth to prevent dropouts.

Since 1996, Create Now has reached over 37,000 at-risk youth in Southern California. 

Join us as we celebrate 20 years of providing arts mentoring and education to the most vulnerable kids in our community. 

On Wednesday, October 26th from 6:00 to 9:00 pm, we'll be partying at PRANK, close to our center in DTLA, at 1100 S. Hope Street. There will be delicious food and drinks served from 6:00-7:30 pm for only $50, along with a musical performance by some of the kids we serve. Bid on fantastic items at our silent auction, and have a blast as you meet terrific people who are making a difference in our community. Click here to buy your tickets before they run out! 



Find out about Create Now, our mission and vision, and the results of our decades of work in the Southern California area.

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