Connecting local and global cultures
Creating community through music and arts
Families • Youth • Artists • Performers • Volunteers
Collaborators • Sponsors • Customers • Staff
LEAF is a non-profit organization, building community and enriching lives through the arts – locally and globally – with festivals, community events, and arts education programs.
Legal Name: LEAF Community Arts
About LEAF's Arts Education Programs:
LEAF Schools & Streets
An educational outreach program matching artists with youth in schools and communities for hands-on workshops, residencies, interactive performances and mentoring that includes opportunities for youth to perform with the artists at LEAF - and beyond.
Empowering youth globally through musical traditions to create self-esteem, skills, connection, and community. Connecting youth to their local cultural traditions with local teaching artists, local instruments and costumes.
Empowerment • Community
LEAF is a Developmental Asset-Infused Organization
Developmental Assets built through LEAF include:
LEAF Board at Retreat 2013
"LEAF embodies the universal language of music and transcends the significance that music and the arts are fundamental cornerstones in every community around the world. My love for music and dance is shared in common with the entire LEAF community and grows at every festival."
-Sarah Nie, LEAF Board
"LEAF is a vital and vibrant contributor to our local community through the festivals, LEAF Schools & Streets, and on a larger scale through LEAF International. LEAF is an essential part of my own life, for me, my family and my friends. LEAF is a biannual oasis for us that makes our lives richer in ever-changing ways!"
-James Fisher, LEAF Board