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About Us

We're In This Together.

Love Exquisite Arts and Recreation Nonprofit (L.E.A.R.N.) Center is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt foundation in Philadelphia, PA.  Donors can deduct contributions under IRC Section 170, 2055, 2106 or 2522.  Our mission is to provide educational and recreational services to low-income youth and adults in low-income communities and partner with companies that offer arts, fashion, music, recreational sports, film, and theatre programs. We also intend to provide grant funding opportunities to individuals and groups that provide access to arts education learning opportunities that enhance the quality of life for youth and adults in low income communities of Philadelphia, PA, aligned with the mission of our organization. 

 

Because Love Exquisite Arts and Recreation Nonprofit (L.E.A.R.N.) Center provides products/services, our advantages are only as strong as the programs that we provide, in addition to our staff, board members and staff/consultants, as well as the needs of the low-income communities in which we serve.  Aside from ensuring that our team is talented, educated, flexible, knowledgeable, and can provide expert advice, implement effective teaching and learning strategies, we also offer a safe and inclusive, engaging, learning environment.  We are eager to develop close relationships with successful businesses who can support our initiatives. We will also provide job opportunities to gainfully employ talented individuals who are laid off due to COVID-19.

Love Exquisite Arts and Recreation Nonprofit (L.E.A.R.N.) Center operates on three (3) core values (E.P.I.C.):

 

-Empower low-income communities with access to resources needed to be successful.

-Provide underserved communities with positive outlets in an effort to decrease violence and crime.

-Inspire people to be their best selves.

-Cultivate creativity of the arts and recreation through learning opportunities, engaging activities and interactive workshops.

Staff

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Executive Director

L. Clement

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VP of Operations

D. Smith

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Assistant VP & Sports Manager

D. Clement