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See you in San Francisco/Oakland, November 15-18, 2017!

Our annual Conference for Community Arts Education is the preeminent gathering of community arts education leaders in the United States. The program features more than four dozen workshops, roundtables, plenary sessions, site visits, and social events—plus full-day preconference institutes. Delegates develop new skills, share effective practices, build relationships with colleagues, and return home inspired with new ideas about how to advance their organization and better serve their community. 

2016 Conference Session Resources

Creativity, Civic Action, and Cultural Organizing


Devising Civic Practice: Cross Sector Partnerships and Responding to a Community's
Self-Defined Need


Creative Youth Development: What's In a Name?


Five Effective Models of Creative Youth Development Practice


Individual Giving – Make New Friends but Keep the Old


Measuring Youth Arts Impact


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Nurturing the Practice: The Teaching Artist Development Studio


Practicing Compassion: Helping Students Affected by Trauma Thrive


Radical Healing: Creating Space for Youth to Flourish


Small Orgs–BIG Impact


Storytelling from the Source: Making Arts Learning Visible


Sustaining the Human Fabric of Your Organization: Moving Human Resources from Wish List to Reality


What’s Age Got To Do With It?: Bringing Arts Education to Older Adults


Who’s Got the Power: Art, Resistance, Hip-Hop Civics, & Joy

 

Propose a Session

We will begin accepting proposals for conference sessions in the spring. 

Watch How-To Webinar

Watch our recording of Conference Proposals Demystified: How to Build a Compelling Session. You'll get an overview of the conference and its delegates, and learn more about the session proposal process and the characteristics of successful proposals.

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