Grammy Award Winner Bunny Hull Channels Music’s Success In Investing In The Arts And Socio-emotional Education For Children Around The World
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) – Bunny Hull, Grammy Award winner and founder and executive director of Dream a World Education, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit that provides virtual arts activities and in the classroom socio-emotional learning of young children, will be inducted into the Women Songwriters Hall of Fame in a ceremony on June 25 at the Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, DC The award celebrates the best songwriters and composers of music and honors women “whose body of work represents the best of the legacy and legacy of modern American music.
To be mentioned in the same breath with Roberta Flack, Valerie Simpson and Mary Chapin Carpenter and the other award winners is beyond anything I could imagine and I can’t think of a better way to pay for it than to provide the kids. the kind inspiration that I was lucky enough to experience through music and the arts, ”says Hull.
Hull’s music and passion are driven by his dedication to enriching the lives of young children. She has written, performed and produced multimedia products for children which have won five Parent’s Choice Awards, two National Parenting Publications Awards, a Dr. Toy Award, a Children’s Web Award, a Parents Guide to Children’s Media Award, a Commendation of the city. of Los Angeles, an Emmy® nomination for writing, producing and directing “The Ripple Effect”, a documentary on the work of Dream A World Education, and an Academics Choice Award for Secrets of the Heart ™ TV, an educational series for children.
Hull currently runs Secrets of the Heart II, Dream A World Education’s new sequential learning program for children ages 4 to 8, designed to bring learning about the arts and social emotions to children around the world. The new Series II series will shine a light on family and community through a lens of social justice and inclusion by presenting general episode themes such as roots, diversity and identity.
For the program, Hull has assembled a diverse team of artists from Los Angeles, including acclaimed visual artists Raul Baltazar and Yrneh Gabon, who will teach the art of assemblage and showcase the work of Betye Saar. She also brought in folk artist Sunny War and choreographer Kara Mack (“Coming 2 America”), who will teach West African dance. Episodes of the program will feature the work of artists, including Ella Fitzgerald and Mahalia Jackson, and address determination, trauma and healing through music sung during the civil rights era.
Dream a World Education focuses its attention on helping underserved communities, creating engaging programs to support young children and providing a way for them to empower them through self-expression through the arts. Since the start of the pandemic, Dream a World has expanded its virtual classroom programs across the United States, from 10 local schools to 40 schools across the country and abroad, reaching South Africa and Hong Kong.
ABOUT THE RABBIT COCK
Bunny Hull was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada. Hull is a songwriter and singer best known for his hit songs such as the 2008 Dove Award winning song “READY FOR A MIRACLE” (Gospel Music Award) and Grammy Award winning “NEW ATTITUDE” catapulted Patti LaBelle to the top of the charts in 1986 for her appearance on the “Beverly Hills Cop” soundtrack. Hull has won over 20 gold and platinum albums with songs and / or as a singer appearing on albums with Angela Bofill (“Angel of the Night”) Michael Jackson (“Thriller”) (where she was PYT ), “Let Me Be Your Angel” (Narada Michael Walden / Stacy Lattisaw), Quincy Jones, The Jacksons, BB King, Barry White, Celine Dion, James Ingram, Vanessa Williams and on soundtracks and in movies such as ” EVAN ALMIGHTY, “” BRUCE ALMIGHTY, “” THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, “” LOSE ESAE, “” A RIVER LE CROSSES “and” LEAP OF FAIH, “among others. His TV soundtrack credits include NBC’s TODAY SHOW , OPRAH, SESAME STREET, ANY DAY NOW, CHARMED and THE SIMPSONS, to name a few.
In 1999, Hull’s best friend, singer Thelma Houston, gave her a book called “I Dream A World, Portraits of American Black Women”. Around the same time, Hull accepted an invitation to teach music and the arts to young children at a school in downtown Los Angeles. The events that followed led her to found a nonprofit arts organization, Dream A World Education, of which she is now CEO. Dream A World provides arts-based socio-emotional learning with an emphasis on culture and diversity to children around the world.
ABOUT DREAM A WORLD EDUCATION, INC.
Since 2008, Dream A World Education, Inc. has provided arts-based social-emotional learning to more than 40,000 families and children in the early grades of elementary school in underserved public schools in Los Angeles. Dream A World Education makes a significant difference in early childhood development through Secrets of the Heart ™ enrichment programs designed to teach socio-emotional learning and cultural diversity with exemplary artistic programming. Through Secrets of the Heart ™ School Residences and Secrets of the Heart ™ Web TV, our initial and ongoing goal is to reach elementary school children everywhere, especially those in underserved schools and low-income communities. returned. Learn more: https://dreamaworldedu.org/.
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