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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.
Four Young Audiences Affiliates Awarded National Endowment for the Arts Grants Totaling $130,000
n its first major grant announcement of fiscal year 2022, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has named the recipients of federal funding for arts projects. Included in the NEA’s announcement are four Young Audiences Arts for Learning affiliates that were awarded funding in the Grants for Arts Projects and Challenge America categories totaling $130,000.
YA Awarded $9.2 Million US DOE Grant To Support Responsive Arts in School Education
Young Audiences has been awarded a $9.2 million federal grant through the US Department of Education’s (DOE) Assistance for Arts Education (AAE) program. The project, Responsive Arts in School Education (RAISE), will bring Teaching Artists (TAs), School Social Workers (SSWs), and classroom teachers into partnership to develop healing-centered and culturally responsive-sustaining arts in education…