We Are Here 2014

Posted by on Jul 27, 2014 in Community Efforts, Safe Kids Project

Join Canvass for a Cause for its third “We Are Here” event, an explosion of Queer & Ally Art! We are in for an amazing line-up of singers, poets, music & visual art. The event will be held at the Centro Cultural de la Rasa, July 27th at 1:30PM. SEE OUR FACEBOOK EVENT   A NIGHT OF YOUTH EXPRESSION “We Are Here” is a fundraiser for CFAC’s art program and Next Generation youth empowerment &...

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We Are Here: Fall 2013

Posted by on Nov 9, 2013 in Community Efforts, Safe Kids Project

Canvass for a Cause hosted the second We Are Here, an explosion of Queer & Ally Art, at the Centro Cultural de la Rasa. We Are Here is a CFAC-Next Generation Event, two students from Hoover High School performed, along with an amazing line up of singers, poetry, music & visual art. Between 90-100 people joined this fall’s We Are Here! Line up / Artists included: Cara Cadwallader Tori Furphy Jay TJ Hamilton Sonia Gutierrez Liz...

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Hoover High School GSA

Posted by on Oct 29, 2013 in Community Efforts, Safe Kids Project

Alfie, Shayla and John, shared with the group what we do at CFAC, spoke of and signed up performers for November 9th’s We Are Here and distributed hand outs regarding: CFAC One Sheet, Abelism, How to be an Ally, Transgender Terms and Trans Talk Zene, Bayard Rustin, Sylvia Rivera and Anti-Slur Caimpaign One Sheet. GSA student leadership asked Alfie if we might be able support an event called Holiday Masquerade. They want to have a party...

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Poway High School GSA

Posted by on Oct 22, 2013 in Community Efforts, Safe Kids Project

Alfie, Shayla and John visited Poway High School GSA, this was our second visit, first one was beginning of 2013. Talked about CFAC (current and upcoming campaign) spoke of and signed up performers for November 9th’s We Are Here & distributed hand outs regarding: CFAC One Sheet, Abelism, How to be an Ally, Transgender Terms and Trans Talk Zene, Bayard Rustin, Sylvia Rivera and Anti-Slur Caimpaign One Sheet. Response from...

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Helix High School GSA

Posted by on Oct 17, 2013 in Community Efforts, Safe Kids Project

Sofia and Heather visited the Helix HS GSA, shared with the group what we do at CFAC, spoke of and signed up performers for November 9th’s We Are Here & distributed hand outs regarding: CFAC One Sheet, Abelism, How to be an Ally, Transgender Terms and Trans Talk Zene, Bayard Rustin, Sylvia Rivera & Anti-Slur Caimpaign One Sheet. Response from Heather: “It was so awesome & I wish it had been longer! I appreciated the...

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Bully – Screening & Discussion

Posted by on Feb 26, 2013 in Community Efforts, Safe Kids Project

Canvass for a Cause and coalition partner SAME Alliance hosted the newly released documentary “BULLY” in February to highlight an epidemic happening in America’s public school system and discuss potential solutions. A group of more than 30 members of the public joined us to watch the film, at times yelling or clapping at the screen. Although the film didn’t specifically focus on bullying based for being LGBTQI or alter-abled, it...

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