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Arts & Humanities Programs
Our arts and humanities programming is designed to be intellectually stimulating, entertaining and engaging. Programs include: author talks and book signings; lectures; music and dance performances; and film screenings.
Baton Heritage Ensemble
The Baton Heritage Ensemble is a performance ensemble established to educate audiences about the rich musical legacy that grew out of the Black experience in the United States.
Community Engagement Programs
A series of programs created to provide safe spaces in which various community constituents can engage with others to learn about and/or address challenging and complex issues. This series includes:
- Community Conversations
- Parent Workshops
- Kahlil A. Chism Teacher Institute
Cultural Heritage Program
A dynamic program for Black boys ages 10-15 that uses informal learning methods to focus on four content areas:
- Self-Awareness & Exploration
- Cultural Heritage & Legacy
- History, Meaning & Relevancy
- Self-Mastery & Strategies for Living
The Explorers Camp is a week-long, summer day camp designed to engage young camp-goers in fun, interactive and hands-on activities that facilitate learning about Black history and culture. The camp is for boys and girls ages 9-13.
Field Trips & Research Travel
Travel experiences for the lifelong learner and for those who want more from a trip than a souvenir. While on Baton Foundation excursions, you will expand your knowledge about and understanding of the significance of Black peoples in local, national and world history and culture.
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