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July 20, 2020 Field News

Lewis Prize Awards $1.25 Million in COVID-19 Relief to CYD Orgs

A total of $1.25 million will be awarded to 32 Creative Youth Development (CYD) organizations across the U.S. that have adapted and responded to the pressing needs of the young people they serve amid the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

July 13, 2020 Field News

Abolitionist Teaching Network Launched

Abolitionist Teaching Network's mission is simple: develop and support educators to fight injustice within their schools and communities.

July 10, 2020 Guild News

Introducing the “Create, Connect, Catalyze” framework

The CYD National Partnership has created the “Create, Connect, Catalyze” framework to weave together perspectives from young peoples’ reflections on their experiences in creative learning environments alongside perspectives from academic research on creative learning environments.

June 26, 2020 Guild News

National Guild Takes the #ArtsGoBlack Pledge

The Guild has taken the #ArtsGoBlack pledge, which is part of a campaign launched by CCCADI that calls on the arts and culture field to take real action and be held accountable to dismantling white supremacy in our institutions.

June 17, 2020 Field News

Exploring the Landscape of Live Theatre for Young Audiences in the U.S.

Key findings of this landmark report demonstrate that the industry has made strides for increased representation in terms of gender and race across the last decade, but racial diversity in live theatre for young people is not yet representative of the US population.

June 04, 2020 Guild News

We believe in a future without anti-black violence

We as community arts education institutions have a responsibility to address white supremacy —because it kills and traumatizes people in our communities, because our institutions themselves are capable of perpetuating racism and inequity, and because our organizations are made up of people...