|Victor Del Carmen, HSTF youth leader (second from right), leading the
Latin American Spectacle parade down Centre Street.
“HSTF is a safe environment where I and other youth can express ourselves through the art we choose to pursue. It’s also a place that advocates for youth and their needs.”
– Victor Del Carmen, HSTF youth leader
Hyde Square Task Force is a recognized leader in arts, youth development, education, and community organizing. In the 2015-2016 fiscal year, we:
- Reached more than 1,469 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.
- Supported Boston youth through 1,200 hours of college and career preparation.
- Offered 1,900+ hours of arts programming at our Youth Community Development Center.
- Showcased our youth’s music, dance, and theater abilities at 57 artistic performances in Boston and beyond.
HSTF is a creative outlet and home for many youth in our city. Your support is vital to their success. Please donate today!