Community Arts Experience (C.A.E.)

Community Arts Experience (C.A.E.)

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“The vision for C.A.E. is to expand our social model beyond organic growth by replicating services and global solutions that cover the entire spectrum of economic and social development to transform culture.”

- B.J. Pleasant, Founder & CEO

Community Arts Experience (C.A.E.) 501(c)(3) charitable organization is designed to empower individuals and communities to transform culture.

C.A.E. provides an arts-infused alternative learning and training system that delivers evidence-based programs and services to positively influence moral behavior for children, their families, and their communities.

C.A.E.’s organizational structure comprises four global service divisions designed to influence society for the common good:

  1.   Performing Arts Division

  2.   Health & Fitness Division

  3.   Media & Technology Division

  4.   Education & Development Division

C.A.E. explores specific models inclusive of civic and community engagement projects, career and technical education programs of study, entrepreneurship, arts-infused learning activities, and family engagement capacity building. These offerings are designed to entice students organically by creating an attractive, relatable environment through combined family-friendly entertainment and intergenerational technology conducive to learning and well-being.


Each C.A.E. branded workshop is built on four dynamic pillars: 

  • Responsive & Positive Interventions & Supports:

    • Offer a positive and fun-filled professional environment.

      • Foster and maintain resilience through school and community collaborative relationships.

    • Value academic, behavioral, and social-emotional needs.

      • Implement a cognitive-behavioral treatment model for teaching appropriate behaviors.

    • Employ data-driven decision making on all levels.

  • Holistic Approaches to Learning:

    • Employ combined strategies of arts-infused technical instruction and project-based learning activities to provide unique educational experiences; reflecting the highest standards of both excellence and diversity.

  • College Planning and Workforce & Career Development:

    • Focus on college & career exploration activities and experiences.

      • Incorporate multiple pathways to carry young people from elementary school to adulthood through Life and Career Action Plans.

    • 21st Century Skills Development (Adaptability, complex communication skills, non-routine problem solving, self-management, and systems-thinking.)

      • Accelerate students’ ability to develop, apply, respond, interview, search, engage, and manage employability essentials for jobs & career opportunities.

  • Parent & Family Engagement Mandate:

    • Parent & Student capacity building enrichment activities and support systems. 

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