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Materials from the Arts In Corrections legislative informational hearing by the Joint Committee on the Arts

Various members of the Legislature, Arts Council staff, and experts in the field met on May 3, 2013, in Los Angeles to explore benefits of arts programs for incarcerated adults and youth

Published: 06-11-2013

The following materials were distributed at the Joint Committee on the Arts legislative informational hearing "Undereducate - Overincarcerate: Can the Arts Help to Turn this Around" on May 3, 2013, at the Clive Davis Theater at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles. The hearing was sponsored by Senator Curren Price, Jr., Chair.





     Qualitative Study of the California Arts-in-Corrections Program (Larry Brewster, Ph.D., University of San Francisco, 2012)

     Why Are We Doing Art? The Impact of Sustained, Standards Based Art Instruction for Incarcerated Youth (Terez Lear)

     A Policy Pathway: Embracing Arts Education to Achieve Title I Goals (California Alliance for Arts Education)

     The Arts and Achievement in At-Risk Youth: Findings from Four Longitudinal Studies (National Endowment for the Arts, March 2012)

Video recording of the hearing was provided by the Office of the Speaker of the Assembly. SEE VIDEO

The Los Angeles Times covered the hearing in its online paper. SEE ARTICLE

Tim Robbins and The Actors Gang on KQED's California Report HEAR NEWS STORY

Tim Robbins and The Actors Gang in the Los Angeles Times SEE ARTICLE

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