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July 2017 Newsletter
Urban Beats is an innovative artistic expression program for Transition Age Youth (TAY) who are between the ages of 16 and 25. Urban Beats aims to increase engagement in mental health treatment by creating and delivering TAY focused artistic productions and social media messaging. If you are interested in receiving more information about Urban Beats feel free to email us at:
Thank You
We would like to thank everyone who supported our youth at our performances this last month. We were able to reach over 200 community members thanks to your support! We look forward to seeing you all again at our future events!
Check out our new intro video produced by our creative coach , Ignatius "Iggy" Nguyen! 
July Urban Beats Calendar
Did you know that youth who complete the first 6 weeks of Urban Beats classes receive a $50 gift card to Target?!?! Now you do! Check out our calendar to find a class that fits your schedule! 
Upcoming UB Events
Malcolm X Library and Urban Beats have collaborated to host a youth open mic! This is a free community event created to allow young adults to express themselves in a safe space! Come join us every 2nd and 4th Thursday for an amazing night of self expression and talent!
The event will be located in the brand new Legler Benbough Teen IDEA Lab inside of Malcolm X Library.

Get more info HERE
Youth Spotlight
This month's artist spotlight features Derek!  The video below, created by our creative coach Ignatius"Iggy" Nguyen, was inspired by Derek's original poem called "Advice". 
"I wrote this poem to refer back to it when I'm  having a rough time. Because those ideas gave me optimism."- Derek 
 Press play to see this amazing piece!
"I wrote this poem to refer back to it when I'm  having a rough time. Because those ideas gave me optimism."- Derek 
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Pathways Office
3330 Market
San Diego CA 92102
(619) 736- 552

San Diego Youth Services Office
2220 Broadway
San Diego, CA 92102
(619) 232-8126
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