Updated: Jan 23
EN-RICH-MENT (ENjoying the RICHness of Music, Education, Nurturing and Training) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency whose purpose is to provide music, education, training, instrumental instruction, art, dance, voice, drumline and agricultural classes free of charge to underserved urban youth ages 5 through 18 years. EN-RICH-MENT’s participation is free of charge due to generous support from partners, sponsors and donors.
The Canton Ohio-based Stark County agency provides foundational learning for youth. Those who have an interest in exploring their talents and sharpening their skills in the arts, music and a variety of related enriching instruction and activities.
EN-RICH-MENT is celebrating its tenth-year anniversary. Since its inception, EN-RICH-MENT has grown rapidly from its initial participant body of 43 children and youth to 220 participants in 2020. EN-RICH-MENT attracts children and youth from 55 schools from greater Canton, Alliance, Massillon and other nearby and outlying suburban areas. Targeting moderate and low-income urban families.
AFRICAN AMERICAN ARTS FESTIVAL
Many special events are planned to celebrate EN-RICH-MENTs tenth year anniversary. The African American Arts Festival was a huge success and is returning July 23rd- 24th at the centennial plaza. Vendor opportunities are available to sell art, jewelry, food, and more. Visit
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EN-RICH-MENT has touched the lives of numerous families and this year we are celebrating families and individuals who were involved or connected to EN-RICH-MENT.
Our first highlight is the Morgan family. Malcolm and MJ joined EN-RICH-MENT in 2014. They are outstanding dancers. Malcom is artist and MJ plays the violin.
Their mother Stacie was dance director from 2015-2020. Her baby son Sylhas joined the drumline at the age of three.
Stacie’s daughter Melada worked at EN-RICH-MENT for two summers for various creative roles. Father and husband Melvin was transportation director for two summers. Thank you for supporting EN-RICH-MENT
EN-RICH-MENT’s impact is far reaching as evidenced by satisfaction surveys, committed student participation, parental commitment, and assistance to the program, as well as testimonials from graduates who are presently pursuing college degrees in music, theater and other related fields of study.
Attention former EN-RICH-MENT students
We want to hear how EN-RICH-MENT impacted you. Visit the link below and submit the google document.