Our Story

Just BGRAPHIC is a not for profit organization of social entrepreneurs strongly rooted in arts, culture and education. Just BGRAPHIC (JBG) is a unique hybrid project that is built on the principles of arts, education and equality. We believe that structured non-hobbyist arts programming paired with academic support can produce resilience in today’s youth. We collaborate with educators citywide to ensure we yield positive results within the youths we serve. Just BGRAPHIC is a place where youth come to realize their dreams by creating, learning, developing and showcasing their talents. We believe in economic empowerment while remaining socially aware and deeply rooted in the community. We have created a space where stigmas surrounding race, gender or sexual orientation are replaced with unity through artistic expression among vocalists, dancers, musicians and art enthusiasts. Just BGRAPHIC provides and gives youth the accessibility to freely explore the many facets of their creativity and just allows them to be themselves. Hence our slogan – “Be You. BGRAPHIC”.

Experiential Learning

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“Learning from experience”. Through our partners we provide our youth with experiential learning opportunities that expose them to various environments that enhance social skills, and interpersonal skills.

Mentorships

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Just BGRAPHIC has become a Jane Finch community staple and has served over 400 youth, put in over 5200 hours of programming, and provided 32 life changing opportunities. With a series of after school programs, workshops and seminars, JBG continues to increase youth employment, parent engagement and equity advocacy.

Social impact

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Just BGRAPHIC has become a Jane Finch community staple and has served over 400 youth, put in over 5200 hours of programming, and provided 32 life changing opportunities. With a series of after school programs, workshops and seminars, JBG continues to increase youth employment, parent engagement and equity advocacy..