Arise! Community Reception

North County leaders will gather at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido to enjoy networking, delectable appetizers, refreshing drinks, and opportunities to meet our youth, prior to our Arise! Annual Concert. 

About Event

Join us on Friday, June 14th at 5:00 pm for A Step Beyond’s Arise! Community Reception, preceding our second night of the Arise! Annual Concert. This donor and partner appreciation event will include over 125 esteemed leaders from education, business, and the community. Enjoy refreshments and savory appetizers while networking with friends from the North County community. Meet some of our students and hear from our CEO, James Wright.

Guests are invited to stay after the reception for a captivating performance by ASB youth, where our talented dancers will showcase their skills and passion in the Arise! Annual Concert starting at 7:00 pm. Tickets for the concert are available for purchase at the link below or at the California Center for the Arts box office.

Join us in shaping the transformation of our community and help us celebrate the success of our youth.

RSVP to the Reception

Tickets for this appreciation event are complimentary to those invited. Enjoy refreshments, along with delectable heavy appetizers, engage in networking opportunities, and meet our talented students — all included with your ticket. If you wish to help transform the lives of our youth and help support the Arise! Annual Concert, you may make a donation here, or consider sponsoring the reception and concert. Sponsorship information can be found at the link below.

If you wish to attend this reception, please RSVP via email to Julie Sorensen, ASB Event Coordinator, at

Arise! Concert Tickets

If you wish to join us for the Arise! Annual Concert following the event, you can purchase your tickets below or at the CCAE box office. This year, you have the option to select your seat assignment. Adult General Admission tickets are priced at $20, while tickets for children/students are $15. Secure your spot today before tickets sell out!

Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Become an ASB sponsor today and learn how you can make a difference below.

Questions? Contact Amanda Sorgi, Development & Marketing Associate at