Big Apple Leadership Academy for the Arts

Big Apple Leadership Academy for the Arts, Inc. (BALAA) is a 501c3 charitable corporation established in 2019.

The purposes of BALAA are as follows:

To provide New York City youth with positive artistic experiences

To provide academic support, enrichment activities, character development, skill building and performance opportunities

To build outstanding citizens and prepare them to be tomorrow’s leaders

To afford members exceptional opportunities to learn and create lifelong memories

To develop strong, well rounded, healthy, confident and capable young people

To foster cultural exploration in the form of music, travel, and cultural exchange

To introduce the college experience and create transitional opportunities

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  • Summer/after-school activity

Areas of interest:
  • Arts/Entertainment,
  • Environment/Parks/Outdoors

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