Epitome of Soul, Inc. partners with community organizations to equip, empower, and encourage elementary and high school students to strive for academic excellence and cultural growth through the arts.
Epitome of Soul aims to create a platform in performing arts celebrating all varieties of dance, drama, art and production design with the sole purpose of enriching the cultural dynamics of underserved school communities. Our primary initiative is to organize youth groups to undertake projects that benefit the community and encourage leadership, character, compassion, and good citizenship.
Awards & Recognition
2014 Mayor of Paterson’s Award for Civic Engagement
2014 Great Falls Rotary Club, Patersonians Making a Difference Beneficiary
2015 TD Bank Grantee
2015 Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Pi Xi Omega Harvest of Hope Award
2017 Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Florence Letcher Toms Award
2021 Positive Energy Contest Winner
Passaic County Cultural Heritage Council Award
2022 Anthem Awards Winner
2021 Warner Media Grant
2021-2022 NJ Arts & Culture Renewal Fund Grant Awardee