The 2019 - 20 School year is about to start and are you ready to join us with some fun After School programs. Register for NOCCS || EBIA || ECHO HORIZON || SPRING HILL .


We are JAMMIN'!! This is how we engage & empower a giant room full of over 300 super kids! Hands-on Percussion instruments Jam & Maculele Afro-Brazilian stick dancing. #culturalarts #unityarts #healingarts#engagingyouth #enrichment #multicultural #artsed #schoolwideevent #k12#fun #music #maculele #getempoweredall @charleshkimelementary YMCA of Los Ángeles YMCA of the USA




GEt empowered launching in los Angeles

Get Empowered! in Los Ángeles! Join us & our amazing YMCA partners. Multicultural UNITY Arts & Fun! Celebrate community & inclusion. #WelcomeWeek *FREE*all ages! 09-23-17 SouthEast Rio Vista YMCA 10:30am -1:30pm #drumming #dancing #capoeira#meditation #fitness #unityarts #inclusion #community #allages#freeevents #losangeles YMCA of Los Ángeles #california#southeastriovistaymca YMCA of the USA YMCA of Greater New YorkWelcoming America #getempoweredall


Emmy Award winning actor/singer Obba Babatunde supports Get Empowered!

Check out video below. 

South African Legendary bass player Bakithi Kumalo says 

Thank you for the shout out & support Bakithi Kumalo Check out this empowering, groovy video message from South African legendary bass player Bakithi Kumalo. He is a generous #Ambassador & #ArtMentor for #getempoweredall He wants YOU to get involved and Get Empowered too. You may recognize him from the Graceland album & many more hits!

Get Involved & support #GERAKWEEK2017

Get Empowered! is celebrating Random Acts of Kindness Week this year Feb 12-18, raising funds for our outreach programs for children. In 2016 our program reached 3000 kids and family audiences in diverse communities nationally. 

Call to Action the: "Get EMPOWERED" Challenge!

Nothing inspires us more than kids! Help & Join us in our#communityoutreach campaign to #EMPOWER #kids & #communities. Post & Share #positive pics using the HASHTAG #GetEmpoweredAll Together, we can all spread images showcasing #positivepossibilities #hope #unity#inclusion #mindfulness #loveandlight#community ☮️💟




A night of Community-Building & Celebrating K-8th Grade Get Empowered! Kids.

When: December 15th, 2016                                                                                                              

Where: Emeryville Senior Center ( 4321 Salem St. Emeryville, CA 94608)

Doors open 5:45pm                                                                                                                            

Students Showcase: 6-7:30pm

  • Capoeira

  • World Music

  • Drumming

  • Afro-Brazilian Dance

  • Singing

  • Empowerment Speeches & more!

Presented by: NOCCS and Get Empowered!


ANNOUNCING = K-12 + Corporate + Community Based Partnership Sites: 

North Oakland Community Charter School, Oakland, CA (K- 8th graders - 24 classes per week)

YMCA of Greater NY + New American Initiative Sites / Centers NYC = Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn & Staten Island. (Adult & Family programs: Staff Development Training, Community Engagement Events, Family Workshops & hosted a Diversity / Inclusion “Communities in Unity” Conference on Ellis Island)

KIPP Prize Charter School, San Jose, CA (3-5th graders = Afterschool weekly classes)

ASCEND Charter School, Brooklyn, NY (K-4th graders = monthly school-wide assembly & empowerment programs)

CAMBA Inc = Flagstone Community & Homeless Shelter Site, Brownsville, Brooklyn, NY (6 - 8th graders = Afterschool weekly classes)

East Harlem Tutorial Program + East Harlem Scholars Academy + East Harlem Scholars Academy II = East Harlem, NY (2nd - 8th graders = 20 Afterschool weekly classes)

Children of Promise Community Center – serving children of incarcerated parents, Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn (K-5th graders = weekly classes) 


Create Unity Through World Music


Breaking News! Tonite, Bakithi Kumalo joins the #GetEmpowered team of cultural & healing artists as a special guest to help us kick off #NewAmericansWelcomeWeek in Staten Island Wagner College - Creating Unity thru world music! In collaboration with Ymca NYC