Youth Arts and Culture Council


​A civically engaged council of young artists from all arts disciplines who advocate for youth representation in Phoenix


WHAT WE DO 

• Weekly meetings of the YACC collective to review issues relating to arts & culture programs and services for youth. 

• Monthly events to enhance youth participation in arts & culture.

• An annual city-wide gathering of all young Phoenix artists to meet and discussed ways to strengthen communities through arts & culture.
 
• Presentations to recommend changes in programming and policies at Arts Advocacy Day at the State Capitol, City of  Phoenix Budget Hearing Meetings, Arts Organizations, Social Services facilitities, and other spaces youth are affected

• Support Social Media accounts which link all young people to arts and culture events

YOUTH ARTS AND CULTURE ENGAGEMENT GRANT


Staff Contact 



Ashley Hare 
Community Engagement & Arts Learning Director
602.262.6164 
Ashley.Hare@phoenix.gov


CORE VALUES: WE BELIEVE...

- Young adult artists should have full body and voice representation in every planning process of all arts and culture experiences -
- Taking action for ones community must include young adult artists voices -
- Exposure to different identities is beautiful -
- Arts and Cultures are the expression of humanity across generations -
- In conversations and opportunities to artistically collaborate with full representation from all persons at the intersection of any 
age, race, culture, class, religion, sex, national origin, ability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression -


Lauren Kisicki Council District 1