About Arts Equality: The Non-Profit Corporation
A 501(c)(3) Non-Profit
Since 2011, the Arts Equality programs have been working to create opportunities for all young people, whether in affluent or underprivileged areas, to become actively involved in the arts. Exposing students to these exciting and challenging fields foster creativity while igniting an interest in the fine, practical and performing arts.
Current programs include:
The 10 Day Film Challenge
The 10 Day Art Challenge
The 10 Day Theater Challenge
1. To level the playing field in high school fine, practical, and performing arts by providing a fair and equal arts competition in a free, comprehensive competition in their area of study.
2. To close the achievement gap in the arts professions/industry for female and minority artists. See our Dreams Initiative for more.
1. To bring a free, comprehensive arts competition to every high school in the USA, affording all students the opportunity to equitably compete in a comprehensive competition in thier area of study.
2. Through our Dreams Initiative, provide sufficient education and training beyond the high school experience for female and minority artists to close professional and industry achievement gaps.
About Arts Equality: The Board of Directors
Dr. Jessica Ippolito is a National Board Certified teacher. She has been teaching English Language Arts and Film Studies at Delsea Regional High School in Franklinville, NJ since 1995.
Ron Cornwall has worked in the television industry since 1998. He has been the producer/director on numerous reality television shows, including Trading Spaces, Millionaire Matchmaker and Long Island Medium.
Brian Lytz works as a Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction for the Maritime Academy Charter School in North Philadelphia. He has been in education since 1998.
Bert Stern is a telecommunications professional specializing in real estate, finance, marketing and software development. He is currently Director of Site Development for Centerline Communications, a nationwide wireless development and consulting firm.