We have already received responses from a number of people who expressed their interest in a committee, but several opportunities are still available!
We are looking for people with talents and expertise in a variety of areas, and all committee members should have a passion for bringing equity to arts education.
What a powerful and amazing meeting we had today! Special kudos to IPS and to the Mayor’s Office for supplying the rich survey data on attitudes and services. Also, special thanks to Rilyn Gibson for the insightful comparative analysis to the arts organization survey data. We’ll take the next six weeks to review and reflect on the data before coming
The first meeting of the Any Given Child Indy Community Arts Team, led by the Kennedy Center, was dizzying, exciting, and inspiring. There is a great deal of data-driven work ahead, and we have the right people on this team to dream big in order to make big things happen for the children of Indianapolis Public Schools. Today, we broke up into three
Today’s meeting was fast and furious! We began by adopting a vision statement: "The Community Arts Team is committed to ensuring ongoing comprehensive and quality arts education for all K-8 students in the Indianapolis Public Schools. We will unite schools with the diverse cultural richness of our community to engage and inspire students to create,
Ahmed Young, Director of Education Innovation from the Office of Mayor Hogsett opened today’s meeting of the Community Arts Team. He shared his story of the transformative power of the arts in his own life that led him to not only learn the violin, but ultimately led him to go to law school and serve as a prosecutor. It is one of the many hundreds
I think we left today's meeting of the Any Given Child Indy Community Arts Team both energized and exhausted! There has been such amazing progress, but there is also a mountain of work ahead.
After an inspiring welcome from President & CEO of WFYI Public Media Lloyd Wright about the critical importance of arts education, we jumped right into adopting
Today, we celebrated the 23,000 K-8 students in Indianapolis Public Schools! Beginning with a welcome by Jay Geshay, Sr. Vice President of the United Way of Central Indiana, we adopted both an Action Plan for 2016-2017 and a new committee structure designed to produce uncommon results. Today was the final meeting of a year-long strategic planning process
Last school year, a group of 30 leaders came together each month to collect and analyze the data that is guiding Any Given Child Indy. They were called the Community Arts Team.
The new phase of the program is to design the programs and to build budgets for those programs with 30 new volunteers who have joined the initiative including parents, teachers,
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