EPACENTER is a creative youth development center in East Palo Alto that amplifies the creative potential in every young person.

We harness the power of art, design, technology and culture to accelerate positive youth development outcomes for vulnerable youth in the City.

EPACENTER envisions a future where all young people in EPA can become creative innovators and enjoy economic and social success in their community.

Our Work

EPACENTER provides tuition-free programming for youth in East Palo Alto along three developmental pathways: arts education classes, job training programs in creative fields and ongoing socio-emotional support for our students.

Our Programs

Our age-differentiated programs are led by professional artists and designers – with programs taking place during the school day, after-school and during the summer.

Our Space

Our new creative development center is a major hub of opportunity for all youth in the East Palo Alto area. Learn how partner organizations are utilizing our space for youth programming, and how you can too.