“I’m the bridge between two countries from across the world. I carry my father’s heart; I have my mother’s spirit. . . .I am the proof that there doesn’t have to be an ocean between nations because I am here; I am the bridge.”
– Jonathan Vo, HSTF youth leader
Hyde Square Task Force is recognized as a leader in the areas of arts, youth development, education, and community organizing. Thanks to the generous support of donors, last year we:
- Reached more than 1,210 children and community members through our programs.
- Congratulated 100% of our graduating high school seniors on enrolling in college and 100% of our teen youth leaders on being promoted to the next grade.
- Offered more than 2,200 hours of arts programs at our Youth Community Development Center.
- Showcased our youth’s music, dance, and theater abilities at 23 performances throughout the city.
- Supported our high school students through 1,200 hours of college and career preparation.
- Welcomes more than 5,000 audience members to youth performances.