Young Audiences New Jersey & Eastern Pennsylvania (YA) has announced the continuation of their initiative to celebrate and recognize excellence, innovation, and creativity in the communities they serve by presenting the Young Audiences Arts Champion Awards.
YA will give out monthly awards from September 2014-June 2015 that will highlight a school, organization, educator or student that demonstrate passion and dedication to the arts.
“We believe the power of the arts can change lives and communities, shared Laurence Capo, President & CEO of Young Audiences New Jersey & Eastern Pennsylvania. “The Young Audiences Arts Champion Awards is a wonderful opportunity for us to encourage and honor “heroes in the arts” that have distinguished themselves as advocates for the arts in their communities,”
Do you know of a student, educator, organization, or school that is a hero in the arts? Help YA recognize them! Email Denyce Mylson at firstname.lastname@example.org to share who they are and why they are a Hero in the Arts!
Young Audiences 2013-2014 Arts Champion Awards recipients include:
About Young Audiences
Young Audiences’ programs are accessible to all socio-economic, ethnic, cultural, and geographic communities, and are designed to strengthen the arts in schools, meet local and state curriculum standards, involve families in arts activities, and enrich cultural life in New Jersey and Pennsylvania communities.
Young Audiences New Jersey & Pennsylvania is the first arts education organization designated as a major service organization by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, and, as part of the national network of Young Audiences, Inc. was awarded the National Medal of Arts by President Clinton. Young Audiences provides over 4,000 programs annually and are made possible in part through a grant from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State and Pennsylvania Council of the Arts. Additional funds come from the National Endowment for the Arts, foundations, corporations and generous individuals.Back To Top