2019 - 2020 AT A GLANCE
We measure our impact through a platform of original and external, validated assessment tools that evaluate youth outcomes related to creative expression, social and emotional learning, 21st century skills, and social justice education. We also utilize the national Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality Assessments to deliver the highest-quality programs aligned with best practices in positive youth development.
of middle schoolers were more likely to help others in a bullying situation.
were more aware when someone was being harassed or bullied.
were more confident speaking up about someone acting inappropriately towards them.
of participants in our arts-based classes for adults 65+ say they learned new skills, strengthened connections and friendships, and feel valued and accepted.
of teen program participants improved their ability to express their emotions, and…
increased their desire to engage with social justice issues.
of students demonstrated positive self-management skills after attending Creative Action After School – a 24% INCREASE from the beginning of the school year!
of students demonstrated increased social awareness after attending Creative Action After School – a 30% INCREASE from the beginning of the school year!