Open Mic Night
CUP OF HAPPY OPEN MIC: Wednesday, March 19, 7-9 pm
Organized by SafeHouse of the Desert and the Marks Art Center.
SafeHouse offers a variety of programs including Cup of
Happy Open Mics in order to support teens and young adults. The Marks Art
Center at College of the Desert partners with SafeHouse of the Desert and their
Cup of Happy program to present Open Mic Nights at the gallery.
To support teens and young adults in their pursuit of
happiness, emotional well-being, and balance, we work together to create a safe
and supportive environment that inspires all visitors and participants to be
themselves, and provides a platform for expression.
For dates and times of Open Mic events, visit:
<collegeofthedesert.edu/community/gallery> or call (760) 776-7278.
Operation SafeHouse provides emergency shelter,
intervention, and outreach services to runaway, homeless, and other youth in
crisis. SafeHouse offers youth-positive alternatives to becoming victims of the
For more information about Operation SafeHouse visit:
The Cup of Happy program is a prevention and
early-intervention program designed to de-stigmatize mental health issues among
young people. Cup of Happy focuses on providing programming that fosters
healthy lifestyles and emotional wellness, including creative writing courses,
open mic nights, youth leadership classes, and LGBTQ support groups. Activities
are promoted through health fairs, school campuses, school clubs/organizations,
Youth Opportunity Centers and local youth hangouts.