Cultural Programs



Southeastern Michigan – Competent readers and ArtPrize displays show benefits of Assistance League programs

Through the One-2-One Tutoring program, Assistance League member volunteer, Donna Burnett-Albu, provides weekly literacy support to students at Walt Whitman Elementary School in Pontiac. Hazel Park art students and their teacher Nancy Sly (center with "S" shirt) are grateful for Assistance League's Link to Creative Teaching support that enabled them to create a social justice [...]



Santa Clarita – Awards Arts Grants to Elementary Schools

Sulphur Springs Elementary school students dance with the Power House dance team on stage during an assembly made possible by the Assistance League on Monday, March 20, 2017. Katharine Lotze/The Signal Sulphur Springs Elementary students put their hands in the air during an assembly with Power House dance on Monday, March 20, 2017. Katharine Lotze/The [...]



Flintridge – Participants in Instrumental Music Program Hold Concert

Nearly 225 budding musicians celebrated the arrival of winter and the coming holiday season last week in an annual Winter Concert presented by the Assistance League of Flintridge. Held at Lanterman Auditorium, the event was designed to showcase the talents of La Cañada Unified fourth-through sixth-graders enrolled in ALF’s Instrumental Music Program as well as […]



Flintridge – Drama Group to Present Peter Pan

Last year, Palm Crest Elementary student Allison Ingrassia was a genie and this year she gets to be Peter Pan — it’s just one of the many perks of being an ALFie Player. “It’s really, really fun,” the 10-year-old Ingrassia said of her recent foray into acting. “It helps me socialize. And it helps me […]



Diablo Valley – Receives Recognition for Elementary Arts Discovery Program

Students’ Cave Art, Masks and Still Life works have transformed the school’s library into an art gallery showcase. In photo above, School Principal Dr. Cathy Chan and kindergarten teacher Autumn Ayllon thank Elementary Arts Discovery Chairman Lynn De Jonghe and Assistance League of Diablo Valley President Lesley Salo for bringing joy through art to the […]



Sierra Foothills – Hosted Inside the Creative Mind

The Assistance League of Sierra Foothills brought together three talented musicians for its September 29th Inside the Creative Mind series. Peter Jaffe, renowned director and conductor of the Folsom, Auburn and Stockton symphonies; Gabe Nelson, the legendary bass guitarist for the multi-platinum rock band Cake; and Jeremy Briggs, a Season 6 contestant on “The Voice” (Team […]