2016 News Highlights


Miami Visionaries Awards Next Generation finalists

Miami Visionaries Awards Next Generation finalists

The innovative program integrates social and emotional learning concepts with popular music education and mentorship from Miami professional musicians.
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CNN Hero Chad Bernstein Offers Keys For Mentoring Youth

CNN Hero Chad Bernstein Offers Keys For Mentoring Youth

Drawing on his decades of work with kids, Chad offers these three key insights for being an effective mentor to a child.
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Guitars Over Guns

Guitars Over Guns

Wilmette native Chad designed the program to provide mentoring to at-risk youth through visual art and music education as an alternative to the negative and harmful influences that typically dominate their environments.
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Dr. Chad Bernstein of Guitars Over Guns Organization Performs at Temple Beth Am

Dr. Chad Bernstein of Guitars Over Guns Organization Performs at Temple Beth Am

On Friday, January 29th, 2016, Dr. Chad Bernstein, CEO and Co-Founder of Guitars Over Guns Organization brought kids from his amazing program to perform with and for us here at Temple Beth Am in Jupiter, FL.
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Musician helping kids choose guitars over guns

Musician helping kids choose guitars over guns

While pursuing his dream of a career in music, Phil Jacobson and some college friends are planting similar aspirations in children growing up in a far more vulnerable environment.
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Buffalo Grove musician helping kids choose guitars over guns

Buffalo Grove musician helping kids choose guitars over guns

One of the program's benefits is providing a safe space where students can take risks creatively in the classroom rather than on the street in ways that may be destructive.
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