Learn About the Arts Ed Collective's 'Healing-Centered' work with a new Zine

To learn more about the emerging field of Healing Centered Engagement, especially as it relates to arts based youth development, please download our zine Healing-Centered Engagement—Reflections and Insights from the Field.
Regional Blueprint for Arts Education

Board of Supervisors Adopts New Regional Blueprint For Arts Education

The New Regional Blueprint for Arts Education contains strategies for increasing arts education in school, after school, and in communities, including juvenile justice, foster youth, and workforce development systems.
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Awarding Grants to 40 School to Advance Arts Education

The Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture has announced that grants totaling $811,600 will be awarded to 40 Los Angeles County school districts.

A Reflection During COVID-19 On The Importance of Arts Education Access

April 27, 2020 Arts Education
Maritza Lopez, a second-year student at UCLA and former member of the inaugural cohort of the LA County Arts Ed Collective's Youth Advisory Council reflects candidly on the the importance of arts education access during the 2020 coronovirus pandemic.

LA County Supervisors Adopt Goals of Plan Elevating Arts as Justice Reform Strategy

LA County Department of Arts and Culture plan advances Board commitment to create more rehabilitative, less punitive, justice system.