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Young Audiences Responds to Recent Tragic Events
Young Audiences Arts for Learning grieves the heartbreaking loss of life this month. We grieve for the ten Black elders and community members lost in the racist attack in Buffalo, and we grieve for the children and teachers massacred in Uvalde. We grieve that another town has been burned into our collective memory of mass shooting tragedies.
National Young Audiences Arts for Learning Network Awarded a Combined $175,000 in NEA’s Latest Major Funding Announcement
Young Audiences has been approved for a $40,000 grant award from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) in support of the Trauma-informed and Responsive Practices (TARP) TA Program. Additionally, five Young Audiences affiliates — Arts for Learning Connecticut, Arts Partners Wichita, Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education, Young Audiences New York, and Young Audiences of Western New York — were…
The Spring 2022 Young Audiences Arts for Learning (YA) Newsletter!
Welcome to the Spring 2022 Young Audiences Arts for Learning (YA) Newsletter! As we continue strong into our 70th year, we’re sharing highlights from YA Week, looking back on our National Conference in New Orleans, delivering network-wide professional learning, and — as we are thrilled to formally announce — planning for our 70th Anniversary Gala.
Arts & Action Keynote Address: "A Season for the Audacious and for the Courageous”
In celebration of YA Week, we're sharing the virtual Keynote Address from Young Audiences Arts for Learning's 2022 National Conference, Arts & Action. In A Season for the Audacious and for the Courageous, Deirdre Johnson Burel of the W.K.
US House Resolution Designates April 10-23 as National Young Audiences Arts for Learning Week
Representative Chellie Pingree (D-ME) has introduced a Resolution to the House of Representatives designating the weeks of April 10 through 23, 2022, as National Young Audiences Arts for Learning Week (YA Week).
Q&A with Taya Jackson: Meet YA’s New Program Coordinator
Taya Jackson has joined us as Program Coordinator, Network Initiatives. In this new role, she will provide essential support for the execution and ongoing management of national initiatives at YA, including the National Residency Teaching Artist Credential, the Responsive Arts in School Education initiative, and professional learning convenings led by the YA National Office.