• CYDP uses the art of dance as a vehicle to increase self-esteem, focus, teamwork, creativity,
artistic expression, and music appreciation.
• CYDP rewards excellence, leadership, and talent with scholarships and professional performance
opportunities to the youth of the community.
• CYDP promotes smart life choices and encourages students to become positive role models.
• CYDP unites people across racial, ethnic, and social barriers bringing awareness, respect,
friendship, and community-wide social change.