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2009 Recipient

Jackie Rotman

Santa Barbara | 17

2009 Award Recipient

Jackie had a keen awareness that self-confidence is critical for all teens. This insight motivated Jackie to create Everybody Dance Now!, a dance program that provides at-risk youth with a positive outlet for self-expression. Programming includes opportunities for participants to develop a greater sense of self-esteem and a commitment to community engagement and community service.

Everybody Dance Now!

Everybody Dance Now! uses dance as a vehicle for channeling teens’ energy and creativity and helps keep them out of gangs and away from violence, while promoting self-esteem and community service.

Jackie Rotman