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Inspiring and igniting social change through the arts.

Inspiring and igniting social change through movement arts.

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Classes at our center

Financially accessible and professionally taught, our after school, weekend, and summer programs provide skill training as well as tools for confidence, leadership, creative problem solving, and self-expression.

Get moving

Classes at our center

Financially accessible and professionally taught, our after school, weekend, and summer programs provide skill training as well as tools for confidence, leadership, creative problem solving, and self-expression.

Destiny in schools

Destiny in schools

Miss Raquel at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary in West Oakland:
“Performing arts is my way of giving to the world, and I give to these kids everything I have. I think they see that and they know that and they wanna give the best they can as well.”

Miss Raquel at OUSD’s Summer Hub at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary in West Oakland:
“Performing arts is my way of giving to the world, and I give to these kids everything I have. I think they see that and they know that and they wanna give the best they can as well.”

Announcing FREE’s digital release!

For an in-depth look at one of our programs and the demonstrated impact they have on the lives of young people, we encourage you to view FREE: The Power of Performance, an award-winning documentary film directed by Suzanne LaFetra and Oscar nominated director David Collier.

“This inspiring documentary slams home the point that nonprofits such as Oakland’s Destiny Arts are vital not only to teens but to communities overall.” -Mercury News

Announcing FREE’s digital release!

For an in-depth look at one of our programs and the demonstrated impact they have on the lives of young people, we encourage you to view FREE: The Power of Performance, an award-winning documentary film directed by Suzanne LaFetra and Oscar nominated director David Collier.

“This inspiring documentary slams home the point that nonprofits such as Oakland’s Destiny Arts are vital not only to teens but to communities overall.” -Mercury News

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Destiny Arts Center is a leading creative youth development organization that equally values mastery of movement arts, the importance of an inclusive community and the goal of cultivating advocates for peace.

We deliver programs that develop creative, powerful, and peaceful youth and communities, while building a welcoming culture of inclusion, and training expert, diverse teaching artists.

Join our email list to stay up to date on all of the latest news, events, and classes!



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Join Us

Destiny Arts Center is a leading creative youth development organization that equally values mastery of movement arts, the importance of an inclusive community and the goal of cultivating advocates for peace.

We deliver programs that develop creative, powerful, and peaceful youth and communities, while building a welcoming culture of inclusion, and training expert, diverse teaching artists.

Join our email list to stay up to date on all of the latest news, events, and classes!



See Terms and Policy for sign up. You can unsubscribe at any time.

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Help Destiny to continue moving for peace!

SUPPORT THE MOVEMENT!

Help Destiny to continue moving for peace!