How drawchange Got Its Name

Ever wonder how we got our name?

In the political climate of the late 2000's, the word 'change' held the weight of hope for a world where everyone can chase their dreams. Founder/CEO, Jennie Lobato, had a vision of change she could not shake; a mission of drawing change for children left out of the extracurricular programs. These were the programs she was fortunate enough to be included in that greatly impacted the course of her life.

Growing up around inner-city poverty and gang violence, Jennie knew firsthand the life-saving qualities of art. She felt it would be "easy enough"to afford the same opportunity to other children. Jennie founded our nonprofit to shift and enhance impoverished children’s thinking from a