Arts for a Better Tomorrow harnesses the transformational power of the arts, to provide underserved youth with life skills, academic readiness, and a strategic path to a healthy, productive, and self-sustaining future.


Young people with a disadvantaged past will have equal access to a bright future.

  • ESL Scene Study:

    Tijuana orphanage youth learn English with intention by working on a scripted scenes from classic plays to popular hollywood films

  • Tijuana Teens with Camera:

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  • Perception of Reality:

    Highland Park High school students film along side industry professionals to produce quality films that voice their current situation and challenges

  • Arts for Culture USA Field Trip:

    Tijuana orphanage youth visit for a day at SD Museum and SD Latino Film Festival.

    Arts for Culture USA Field Trip

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Arts for a Better Tomorrow (ABT) is a bi-national, non-denominational, non-profit 501(c) 3 organization, created and founded by actor Jose Yenque. Guided by its Board of Directors, ABT brings together a group of talented professionals dedicated to advancing the organization’s Mission and Vision. Artists, mental health professionals, and university faculty jointly develop ABT’s curriculum. A team of skilled artists, educators, and university student interns from the U.S. and Mexico facilitates ABT workshops and programming.

Key to our success is the integration of young graduates from Arts for a Better Tomorrow into the decision-making and programming process of the organization. Our graduates provide a unique and crucial perspective and develop ongoing leadership and career skills by giving back to the organization that supported them