Something to Say: Success Principles for Afterschool Arts Programs From Urban Youth and Other Experts

How can high-quality arts programs attract and retain low-income urban tweens? Drawing on hundreds of interviews with young people, their families, leaders of exemplary programs and others nationwide, this report offers some answers, including 10 principles for developing effective programming. An infographic illustrating key findings, a report “knowledge-in-brief,” a video introduction and video profiles of six outstanding arts organizations offer compelling supplemental reading and viewing.
Authors: Denise Montgomery, Peter Rogovin and Nero Persaud
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Wallace Foundation