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1997

Arts Resources for Children and Youth in Philadelphia—1995-1997

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Arts Resources For Children And Youth In Philadelphia, Mark J. Stern, Susan C. Seifert Apr 1997

Arts Resources For Children And Youth In Philadelphia, Mark J. Stern, Susan C. Seifert

Arts Resources for Children and Youth in Philadelphia—1995-1997

This report, commissioned in 1995 by The Pew Charitable Trusts, presents findings of a study of arts and cultural resources for children and youth in Philadelphia. The purpose of the project was to examine access to and opportunities in the arts for young people and assess the strengths and weaknesses of the citywide system. The project used two perspectives to assess resources. First, the research team developed a geographic data base of existing nonprofit youth arts providers and arts in the public schools. This was combined with US census data to examine the geography and socio-economic context of existing services ...