KGNA/The COVE program is a partnership with DREAM!, a non-profit organization that provides arts programming for established community-based organizations and high schools. DREAM! believes that arts based trainings will enhance young people’s ability and desire to think out of the box, find their voice, become critical thinkers, and discover talents that can ultimately lead to amazing career opportunities. DREAM! provides quality arts programming in three arts specific areas: Video Production, Photography, and Graphic Design. In 2017 The COVE Media Arts Program will merge under the DREAM! umbrella. www.Dare2DreamBx.org
DREAM! Conflict resolution and peer mediation workshops in New York City public schools , prepare young participants with the skills for a cooperative work place: active listening, speaking your mind, agreements to respect each other, open discussion of ethnic backgrounds, understanding bullying, how to be an ally.
KGNA/The COVE is grateful for our work with organizaitns such as Montefiore Adolescent Aids Program, Kingsbridge Heights Community Center (and their College Readiness Program), Center for Educational Options, Mosholu Montefiore Community Center, Mosholu Preservation Corporation, Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition and their youth organization, Sistas and Brothers United. Special thanks to the University Neighborhood Housing Program (UNHP) / The Concourse House and Montefiore Hospital for allowing us use of their space for our end of program Showcase events.