Arts Mentors

The Arts Mentors Program pairs UVA undergraduates with under-resourced students from  local schools to develop mentoring relationships and provide both groups of students with exposure to the arts.  The program exposes local children to UVA and its resources and gives UVA students an opportunity to engage with the local community. The program is a partnership with the City of Promise, a community-based effort focused on improving outcomes for children living in the Westhaven, Starr Hill and 10th and Page neighborhoods. The kids who participate are 3rd through 6th graders from Burnley-Moran and Walker schools who have been nominated for the program by their teachers, principals, or by City of Promise staff.