Imago Music Festival is an online music festival where music artists make a difference in the lives of those who have been in the foster care system.
There are 30,000 foster youth in Los Angeles County, the most in the nation. 36% of California foster youth become homeless within 18 months of leaving foster care. Up to 70% of California’s prison inmates have spent time in foster care. 51% of foster youth are unemployed, 46% do not graduate high school, and less than 3% earn a college degree.
From March 12 to March 21, music artists will stream live performances to benefit those who have experienced the foster care system in Los Angeles. Through their music, the artists will reach out to the community, helping them become more aware of the issues facing foster youth, inspiring them to take action, and raising vital funds for United Friends of the Children, a nonprofit organization dedicated to assuring foster youth have a successful future.
Since 1979, United Friends the Children has empowered current and former foster youth on their journey to self-sufficiency through service-enriched education and housing programs, advocacy, and consistent relationships with a community of people who care. Providing services to 1,400 current and former foster youth annually, United Friends of the Children offers support, guidance, and the resources needed for foster youth to make a successful transition into adulthood.
Help us make a difference with foster youth by making a donation today, and of course, by watching the festival at YouTube.com/ImagoMusicFestival.