Why This Matters

 

Music is one of the most powerful gifts we can give to our youth. It is proven to accelerate brain development, impacting both literacy development and mathematical skill acquisition. Music ignites all parts of the brain, from motor skills to social and emotional skills. It helps the body and the mind work together. Students who play instruments are more likely to graduate on time. To self express healthily. To succeed in college and careers. We want every child in Miami to have access to these benefits high quality, continuous music programming, to reap all of the rewards and unlock their potential.

 

What we're building

 

We are building a collective of leaders who are focused on a common goal: providing all children in Miami access to the power of music. In order to create an impact at this scale, we seek to build a healthy ecosystem of organizations and partners who can work together toward to create collective impact.

Starting in 2019, we will launch The Collective, a 12-month fellowship focused on building a strong music-access ecosystem in MIami.  The fellowship will have the following components: