Our Team

Board of Directors

Advisory Board

Jennifer Heastings – President

Pierina Morelli

Board of Directors

Advisory Board

Who do you help?

Arts Out Loud helps LGBT young adults with artistic and creative aspirations, whether through scholarships, mentoring, or career networking. Our programs reach the under-served, artistically passionate 18-24-year-old students.

Where do donations go?

100% of donations to Arts Out Loud fund our programs. No overhead expenses are ever paid with your donations. These programs directly impact our LGBT young people and with your donations we are able to provide scholarships for aspiring artists, mentoring with top industry professionals, and career networking with leading practitioners of film, music, theatre, and dance.

What do your programs do?

Arts Out Loud’s programs help our young artists achieve positive outcomes in life. Our programs focus on things like education, guidance, and empowerment to engage young people in creating bright futures thus bettering their lives.

What makes Arts Out Loud different?

We are completely dedicated to assisting LGBT young adults to achieve their creative dreams. We are one of few artsĀ focused organization in the U.S. to offer programs for LGBT young adults 18 – 24 years of age.

+ Our scholarships are for LGBT young people that show exemplary talent and commitment to their art and need a little help.

+ Our mentors are working professional industry leaders in film, theatre, music, and dance.

+ Our career networking events expose students to real world education and techniques with actively working industry pros in their respective fields.


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