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Activist Musician Accelerator

For Musical Activists
Are you an artist with an idea for changing your community through music?
For Community Partners
Are you looking for creative, solution-oriented ways to revitalize your community?
For Supporters
Are you a supporter ready to activate new generations of musical change agents in service to our communities?

“Music opens the heart so the mind can learn.”

Music to Life founder, Noel Paul Stookey

Voices of Musical Activism

Gina Chavez: Uplifting Oppressed Women in Latin America
Gina Chavez: Uplifting Oppressed Women in Latin America
Music and social activism have intertwined throughout Gina Chavez’s career as a Latinx bilingual folk-pop singer. Gina began writing music while living in Argentina. Later she spent eight mo
Tem Blessed: Inspiring Youth to Fight for a Just & Healthy Planet
Tem Blessed: Inspiring Youth to Fight for a Just & Healthy Planet
“Life, Liberation, and Hip Hop culture: this is why I make music. It’s more than music to me; it’s a movement. I make art to shine light and fulfill my purpose on this planet.” Born in We
Naima Shalhoub: Dignity and Meaning for Women in Prison
Naima Shalhoub: Dignity and Meaning for Women in Prison
Naima Shalhoub is a Lebanese American vocalist, songwriter, and educator for social justice. A former educator in the public school system, Naima spent a year facilitating weekly “Music and
Launched: Texas Accelerator
Launched: Texas Accelerator
Photo: Amanda Pascali, Houston Music to Life launched its Texas Accelerator in January 2020 (with artists in Austin, Dallas and Houston) in collaboration with the Southwest Regional Folk Al...
Launched: Northern New England Accelerator
Launched: Northern New England Accelerator
From L: Nicholas Trahan (NH), Liz Stookey Sunde, Emily Zanleoni (VT), Sarah Trunzo (ME), Noel (Paul) Stookey, Peter Yarrow, Kristen Graves, DJSean Hay (VT), Emilia Dahlin (ME) and Myles Bull...
Our Partnership with the Rubicon Theatre (Ventura, CA)
Our Partnership with the Rubicon Theatre (Ventura, CA)
Photo features artists, Master Class instructors and production friends from our 2017 national search for social change artists and week-long Music for Change Festival in collaboration with
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