Chic Spotlight: Arms Around Media

Chic Spotlight: Arms Around Media

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Keep reading to learn more about how a local nonprofit is working to give at-risk youth a new outlook on life by immersing them in the arts and entertainment industry.

Arms Around Media works to immerse Cincinnati's youth in entertainment and art.

Cincy Chic: What is Arms Around Media?
Ronald Williams, Founder/Executive Director of Arms Around Media: Arms Around Media works with youth in media, film, music, theater, poetry, dance and picture art.

Cincy Chic: What’s the inspiration behind it?
Williams: This is a call for action to our community leaders, parents, schools and youth, Arms Around Media was established to bridge the gap and give youth life skills in areas they strive to be in. We have staff, board members and partners with years of experience in various arts and some back by degrees and businesses to back it up.

Cincy Chic: Tell us more about your Youth in Media program!
Williams: The “Youth In Media” program allows youth to participate in the art areas of theater, film, audio, creative writing, poetics, dance and painting. They learn hands on in a stage and studio setting. We provide a learning platform to lift their higher endeavors. Located among over 120 artist studios where creative synergy flourishes.

Cincy Chic: Where is Arms Around Media located?
Williams: Arms Around Media is at 2511 Essex Place, Suite 259 in Cincinnati.

Cincy Chic: Where can readers go to learn more?
Williams: Visit to learn more. Fill out a contact form or call 888-631-4611 ext. 1.

You can also donate to the Arms Around Media mission on the organization’s website.