The Curtain Rises: How Community-Based Arts Contribute to Youth and Community Development

March 1st, 2008 | RESEARCH

Community-based arts education serves the best of youth development practices and principles. In an era when school-based outcomes drive much afterschool programming, the value of the arts in building young people’s skills and abilities deserves wide support.


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Team Members

Jennifer Fuqua, Author, Queens Community House


Publication: Afterschool Matters
Volume: 7
Page(s): 34

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Audience: Educators | Teachers | Elementary School Children (6-10) | Middle School Children (11-13) | Museum | ISE Professionals | Youth | Teen (up to 17)
Discipline: Art | music | theater | Education and learning science
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Afterschool Programs | Public Programs