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Updates from the Build a Better World Foundation

The Unquenchable Flame Debuts in Los Angeles

This summer saw the successful debut of the The Unquenchable Flame, a musical drama created by Gina and Russell Garcia about the life of the Tahirih, a 19th century Persian poetess who gave her life so that women might be free from the yoke of oppression . The Unquenchable Flame was performed 7 times between May 24th and June 1st 2019 at Manhattan Beach Studios in Los Angeles. The musical was produced by Build A Better World Productions.

BBWF and Full Circle Learning Fundraiser Raises Money to Build School in Laos

On November 19th, 2017, the Build A Better World Foundation held a joint fundraiser with Full Circle Learning to raise funds for the rebuilding of a school in Laos. The fundraiser featured student performers from the Agoura High School Jazz Ensemble and a song from Build A Better World Production’s upcoming musical drama, The Unquenchable Flame (read more here), sung by Daniel Kohanbash and Capri Corwin.

Below are some photos of the event:


Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: BBWF featured in the Agoura Hills Acorn

The Build A Better World Foundation is officially a 501c3 organization! On September 21st volunteers, city officials, and friends of the foundation joined us at the Performing Arts Education Center on the campus of Agoura High School for a ribbon cutting ceremony by the Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce. Awards were presented to musicians Bob Alcivar and Bob Porter for a lifetime of service and dedication to music, and the Agoura High School Studio Jazz Combo performed at the reception. Donations were made by the Build A Better World Foundation to the six organizations represented at our launch concert in December 2016: Lide, The Mona Foundation, Earth Citizen Organization, Oceti Wakan, STAR School, and Full Circle Learning. The Agoura Hills Acorn covered the event. Read their report here.