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Austin360: Bloomberg Philanthropies rewards 26 Austin cultural groups with grants
August 30, 2018

Austin360: Bloomberg Philanthropies rewards 26 Austin cultural groups with grants

Bloomberg Philanthropies has named 26 Austin cultural groups that will receive significant grants as well as…

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KXAN: How and why after-school activities help your kids succeed
August 24, 2018

KXAN: How and why after-school activities help your kids succeed

"We're all out there really trying to do the best work we can, never knowing…

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CultureMap: The comprehensive guide to Austin kid-centric nonprofits
June 27, 2018

CultureMap: The comprehensive guide to Austin kid-centric nonprofits

This month, CultureMap takes a comprehensive look at Austin's children's charities: the groups, nonprofits, and…

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KXAN: New mural painted by teen artists unveiled in East Austin
May 28, 2018

KXAN: New mural painted by teen artists unveiled in East Austin

Over the years, the City of Austin spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to remove…

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Austin American-Statesman: ‘Pancake Palooza’ benefit set
May 10, 2018

Austin American-Statesman: ‘Pancake Palooza’ benefit set

Creative Action, at 2921 E. 17th St., will host its Pancake Palooza fundraiser at 9:30…

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Studio 512: A Camp Complete with Fun and Imagination
May 7, 2018

Studio 512: A Camp Complete with Fun and Imagination

Studio 512 talks with Creative Action teaching artists about what campers can expect from this…

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Univision: Estudiantes de varias primarias en Del Valle develan mural hecho por ellos
May 2, 2018

Univision: Estudiantes de varias primarias en Del Valle develan mural hecho por ellos

Un parque al sur de Austin festejó la creación de un mural hecho por estudiantes…

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Culturemap: Big hairdos and even bigger donations at Big Hair Country Fair
February 26, 2018

Culturemap: Big hairdos and even bigger donations at Big Hair Country Fair

On Saturday, February 24, arts nonprofit Creative Action hosted Big Hair Country Fair, its eighth annual "anti-gala."…

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Austin American-Statesman: Program aims to help nonprofits better measure their work
February 16, 2018

Austin American-Statesman: Program aims to help nonprofits better measure their work

How does a nonprofit that helps students improve their emotional and social skills prove that…

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KUT: A Lesson in Improv: Actors Teach Students How To Deal with Harassment and Bullying
February 9, 2018

KUT: A Lesson in Improv: Actors Teach Students How To Deal with Harassment and Bullying

Margaret Hunsicker and two other actors stand in front of a classroom at IDEA Rundberg, performing a scene…

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Washington Post: Why all parents should care about arts education
July 28, 2017

Washington Post: Why all parents should care about arts education

Karen LaShelle is executive director of Creative Action, an Austin nonprofit that uses the arts…

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KUT: Teens Use Film to Express Feelings About Parents’ Deportations
July 28, 2017

KUT: Teens Use Film to Express Feelings About Parents’ Deportations

On a hot summer day in June, a crowd shuffled into an Alamo Drafthouse to catch a…

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