Success Stories

Youth on the move

"I joined Restoration's In-School Youth program my junior year and since then I've gained and learned so much… We've learned skills that we are going to need to master to be successful in the workplace such as determination, respect, punctuality and good ethics…...

Youth Arts Academy parent, Tiffany Ward shares the following story:

My daughter Breeyah Dozier has been a dance student of the Youth Arts Academy (YAA) for the past 3 years. Prior to coming to YAA, she danced with 2 other dance schools...

Restoration's Tremayne Rollins named Audelco Rising Star

The Youth Arts Academy is proud, once again to have one of their students, Tremayne Rollins, receive the Audelco Rising Star Award. The Audelco Awards celebrate outstanding achievements in the American Theatre recognizing artists from African diaspora and beyond for their work on stage and behind the scenes.

Work and Pregnancy

On a Monday in August of 2011, a Bed-Stuy resident came to Restoration in finding employment. Our staff enrolled her in the Job Readiness training, which upon successful completion