Author(s): Atkinson, Christi
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 1999

This toolkit prepared by the Walker Art Center provides resources to help start an art program for youth based from thier experiences creating their own programs.

Author(s): Oregon Arts Commission
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1998

In 1997, the Oregon Legislature allocated $450,000 to the Oregon Arts Commission to be used to develop successful arts programs that serve at-risk youth. The product of that funding was the Arts Reaching Youth Initiative, a collaboration between the Arts Commission, the Oregon Department of Education, the Oregon Youth Authority, and the Oregon Commission on Children and Families.

Author(s): Heath, Shirley Bryce; Soep, Elizabeth; and Roach, Adelma
Date of Publication: Oct 31, 1998

Monograph highlights longitudnal study of arts program offerings in community-based youth organizations and their participants.

Author(s): Hulett, Steve
Date of Publication: May 31, 1997

In this edition of Monographs logic models and how they are used for program development and evaluation are described.

Author(s): Grady Hillman
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 1996

This handbook guides those who design, conduct or host programs that provide artists in residence in various community settings - schools, parks and recreation centers, religious organizations, correctional facilities, public housing communities, hospitals and hospices. This handbook offers simple advice for anyone designing, conducting or hosting an arts program in a community setting. It is written with the assumption that every program will develop differently, adapting itself to a different set of concerns, different resources, and different people. No two projects will be alike. However,

Author(s): Cultural Industries Statistics Working Group
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1995

This report examines a number of national Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) household surveys plus the 1991 Census of Population and Housing and compares the cultural activities undertaken by youth, either as part of their work or part of their leisure, with those pursued by older Australians. Some results from the Domestic Tourism Monitor, a survey conducted by the Bureau of Tourism Research, have also been included.

Author(s): Zeder, Suzan L
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1992

The author discusses Theatre for Young Audiences companies and programs.

Author(s): Whittaker, Beajaye
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1992

The author examines the concept the arts of social change or ASC with examples drawan primarily from groups active in Washington, D.C. Working with various at-risk populations, in a variety of programs and media, such programs are eligible for public and foundation funding and have to deal with issues of bureaucratic management and accountability that never occurred in an earlier period.

Author(s): Gallup Organization; Hodgkinson, Virginia Ann; and Weitzman, Murray S.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1991

Survey conducted by the Gallup Organization for Independent Sector; analyzed by Virginia Ann Hodgkinson and Murray S. Weitzman with Stephen M. Noga and Heather A. Gorski. In 1992, Independent Sector commissioned The Gallup Organization to conduct a national survey on the volunteering and giving behavior of American teenagers from 12 to 17 years of age as a companion to the larger national survey of American adults, 18 years of age or older. This survey of 1,000 teenagers is follow up of a smaller experimental survey conducted in 1990 of 300 teenagers from 14 to 17 years of age.

Author(s): Massachusetts State Manpower Services Council
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1977

Over the past few years, the has seen a dramatic growth of interest and involvement in the arts. No longer a luxury for the privileged few, the arts are a day-today part of the lives of millions of Americans. Participation in the arts through performances, exhibitions, and classes is now considered a key ingredient in making life more liveable, especially in our urban centers. In addition, arts activities are now acknowledged as an effective and innovative means of helping our your people become job ready.