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Creative Pathways for Youth Update

October 01, 2018 Creative Economy, Research
While the Los Angeles region’s creative economy accounts for nearly 800,000 jobs and $60 billion in wages earned[1], many communities continue to face barriers to entering the creative workforce. Developing work-based learning opportunities and career pathways for young people (with an emphasis on students of color, low-income students, LGBTQ students, students with disabilities, current/former foster youth, and youth on probation) is a key funded recommendation of LA County’s Cultural Equity and Inclusion Initiative (CEII).

The Arts Ed Innovation Lab Travels to Berlin

August 29, 2018 Arts Education, Communications
"We are living in an era of great disruption and enormous potential." —opening comments, Presencing Foundations Program, Berlin, Germany

LA County School Districts Receive $748,400 In Matching Grants

In August, the Los Angeles County Arts Education Collective (formerly Arts For All) announced $748,400 in one-year matching grants to 42 school districts, including three charter networks through its Advancement Grant Program.

Los Angeles County Adopts Arts Ed Equity Policy

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has long advocated for the importance of the arts in public education. In 2002, the Supervisors unanimously adopted the Los Angeles County Regional Blueprint for Arts Education which established the LA County Arts Ed Collective as a part of the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.

Three Poems from Arts Now: LA County Arts Education Summit

December 20, 2017 Advocacy, Equity & Access
The following three poems were written onsite during the Arts Now: LA County Arts Education Summit. They were written for and in response to the events, ideas and topics of the summit.

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