The Black Eyed Peas Peapod Foundation (Video)


The Black Eyed Peas Peapod Foundation and the Adobe Foundation will launch a new Peapod Adobe Youth Voices music and multimedia academy in New York City. Building on the success of existing academies in Oakland, Los Angeles and Redwood City, Calif., the collaboration between the two non-profit foundations focuses on empowering underserved youth.


The academies make leading technologies available for art, dance, music and video production which, in turn, nurture self-expression, creativity, community involvement and digital literacy among young people.


video via gettyimages


The Black Eyed Peas
Peapod Foundation

The Black Eyed Peas Peapod Foundation encourages social change by uniting
people, especially children, through the universal language of music. In 2008,
the foundation opened the first Peapod Music & Arts Academy, a state-of-the-art
music and educational center and recording facility serving foster care youth
and other at-risk teens, at the Watts/Willowbrook Boys and Girls Club. The
Peapod Foundation was established as a Charitable Service Fund administered by
the Entertainment Industry Foundation. For more information, visit


About Adobe Youth

Adobe Youth Voices is the Adobe Foundation’s global philanthropic initiative
that empowers youth from underserved communities with digital media skills so
they can comment on their world, share their ideas and take action on issues
that are important to them. By harnessing the energy and insight of youth 13-19
years old, Adobe Youth Voices aims to inspire a dialogue for change in their
communities. The program engages youth to express themselves through documentary
videos, photography, print media, radio diaries, animation, Web communications
and other media. Since 2006, the Adobe Youth Voices global network has grown to
more than 700 sites, grantees and organizations in 45 countries, and has engaged
more than 76,000 youth and 4,000 educators in schools and out-of-school
programs. For more information, visit


About the Adobe Foundation
The Adobe Foundation is a 501(c)(3) private foundation created and funded by
Adobe Systems Incorporated to leverage human, technological and financial
resources to drive social change and community improvements.

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