|SOME OF THE ORGANIZATIONS WE SUPPORT
Educating and enriching the lives of our children is the mission of Music in Schools Today (MuST). MuST is a 501(c)3 non-profit community-based organization offering support and resources to children, youth and educators. Founded in 1983, MuST programs touch over 21,000 young people each year with award-winning music and art programs. To that purpose, MuST is committed to raising national awareness of the critical need for music and arts education.
Los Cenzontles Mexican Arts Center (LCMAC) is an artist driven non-profit organization promoting tradition, creative expression, dignity, pride and cultural understanding. Located in the San Francisco East Bay city of San Pablo, LCMAC has been a leader in cultural arts promotion since 1994 training thousands of community youth and making beautiful music.
Earthjustice is the nonprofit law firm for the environment, representing - without charge - hundreds of public interest clients, large and small. Earthjustice works through the courts to safeguard public lands, national forests, parks, and wilderness areas; to reduce air and water pollution; to prevent toxic contamination; to preserve endangered species and wildlife habitat; and to achieve environmental justice. In the past, Rosebud and it's founder Mike Kappus have worked with Cara Pike at Earthjustice to produce two fund and consciousness raising CD compilations. The first, entitled Fish, Trees, Water Blues featured several Rosebud artists. The latest compilation, entitled Where We Live, featured an all star lineup of artists.
Global Exchange is a membership-based international human rights organization dedicated to promoting social, economic and environmental justice around the world. Their programs include political and civil rights campaigns, social and economic rights campaigns, fair trade programs and reality tours. Since their founding in 1988, they have successfully increased public awareness of root causes of injustice while building international partnerships and mobilizing for change.
YES! is a non-profit organization that connects, inspires and empowers young changemakers to join forces for a thriving, just, and sustainable way of life for all. YES! has inspired the formation of more than 400 non-profit clubs and organizations working for positive change and brought greatly increased membership to hundreds more. Through public speaking, event facilitation, Youth Jams, summer camps, organizing manuals, yesworld.org, and a support network for young activists, YES! is helping a generation to claim its voice and build a world we can be proud to pass on to our grandkids.
Learn more about the Blues Foundation whose goals are Preserving Blues History, Celebrating Blues Excellence, and Supporting Blues Education. Rosebud founder, Mike Kappus is on the foundation's advisory board.
Seva is a donor-supported non-profit foundation building partnerships to respond to locally defined problems with culturally sustainable solutions throughout the world. Programs include sight restoration and blindness prevention in India, Nepal, Tibet, Bangladesh, Cambodia and Tanzania, community self-development for the Indigenous Peoples of Guatemala and Chiapas, and diabetes prevention and small grants program for Native Americans across the U.S.