MISSION STATEMENT

• 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.