Performing Arts Workshop, which recently acquired the youth literary arts nonprofit Streetside Stories, provides sequential arts programming for Bay Area students ages 3 to 18. The organization’s nearly 300 artist-residency programs take place at 90 sites, reaching 5,400 students each year in public schools, after-school programs, and community centers. Performing Arts Workshop is also an advocate for arts education, using research to influence policymakers and build grassroots coalitions to support the arts in schools, districts, and communities.
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768 Delano Avenue, San Francisco, CA, 94112, United States
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Performing Arts Workshop helps young people develop critical thinking, creative expression, and basic learning skills through the arts, primarily seeking to serve at-risk, inner-city teens in San Francisco. The Workshop’s methodology teaches K-12 students through its residency programs, reaching 10,000 young people in public schools, after-school programs, and community centers. Performing Arts Workshop is a leader in arts education advocacy and the broader education reform movement; its advocacy program uses research to influence policymakers and build grassroots coalitions to support the arts in schools and communities.