Art for Social Change and Empowerment 2018

Where
Palestine
When
2020
Who
Art to Heart
Ministry of Culture
This measure was reported by civil society.
Describe the main features of the measure/initiative: 
Art to Heart design and develop art projects that aim to economically support disadvantaged groups and disabled people and their mothers to take an active role in participating in the cultural sector in Palestine. Art to Heart also aims to facilitate their access to cultural goods and services. Through the different programmes, Art to Heart aims to promote the cultural and social inclusion of persons with disabilities and their families; to develop artistic skills; highlight creative achievements and build appreciation of their creativity on an equal level with non- disabled peers.
What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the measure/initiative?: 
1. Persons with disabilities have access to cultural activities, goods and services 2. Creative productions and art works by talented disabled artists are appreciated and valued 3. Access of persons with disabilities to cultural goods and services enhanced 4. Economic empowerment of persons with disabilities /entrepreneurs through capacity building programmes 5. Psych-social support of persons with disabilities through the arts to help them express themselves and share their concerns.
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Visual Arts