Photo of the Week – December 22, 2011
Last Monday evening, Urban Arts Partnership welcomed over 80 New York City high school students to our offices for a special program. The Peapod Adobe Youth Voices Academy Open House gave students, teachers, and counselors the chance to learn about the opportunities available to NYC youth through this new comprehensive out-of-school initiative.
The Academy‘s mission is to promote the intellectual, social and artistic development of underserved public school students by delivering cutting edge arts programs designed to develop student voice, strengthen academic performance and position graduates as agents of change in their communities. Students will take part in The Academy from 9th to 12th grade, spending out-of-school hours pursuing an art form (visual arts, poetry & spoken word, acting, playwriting, mus