Who We Are

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DAREarts is a group of risk takers who are committed to building young leaders of the future, using the power of the arts. We bring hope to children challenged by life by exposing them to opportunities, engaging them in creativity and empowering them to be leaders.

MISSION/VISION/VALUES

Our Mission: DAREarts will empower at-risk young people to build confidence, courage and their inner leader. By harnessing the power of the arts and the DARE values, they will DARE to IGNITE CHANGE.

Our Vision: Inspiring young Canadians with a lifelong motivation for creative thinking, excellence and leadership in their lives through educational experiences in the arts.

OUR PEOPLE

Our Board of Directors

Our Champions

Edward Asner
Jeanne Beker
George Chuvalo
Antoni Cimolino
Alan Doyle
Morgan Freeman

Robert Gillespie
Graham Greene
Gene Hackman
Paul Henderson
Ben Heppner
General Rick Hillier
Dr. Eric Jackman

Karen Kain
Eugene Levy
Rt. Hon. Paul Martin
Rick Mercer
Shamin Mohamed, Jr.
Alexander Neef
Peter Oundjian

Charles Pachter
Christopher Plummer
Marshall Pynkoski
Mark Raynes Roberts
Roy Henry Vickers
Jeannette Zingg

Our National Team

Our Teaching Team

DAREarts Vancouver

DAREarts Ontario

DAREarts Quebec

DAREarts Atlantic

10,000 Youth

Empowered annually across Canada