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2114 Delancey St
Philadelphia, PA 19103 - 6512
(847) 707-5689
FY 2017 AmeriCorps National Direct

Executive Summary

A. ArtistYear proposes to have 25 AmeriCorps Members who will provide issue-based arts education to vulnerable student populations in Title I schools in Philadelphia, PA; Queens, NY; and the Roaring Fork School District, CO. At the end of the first program year, AmeriCorps Members will have facilitated completion of ArtistYear Citizen-Artist programs to economically disadvantaged youth, English Language Learners (ELLs), and students of color, and the program will demonstrate improved academic engagement, increased artistic skill and self-concept, and increased civic engagement. ArtistYear will focus on the CNCS focus area of Education. The CNCS investment of $340,875 will be matched with $53,400 in state/local public funding and $527,623 in private funding, totaling $581,023.

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