The Power of Art to Build Strong Youth and Heal Trauma

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Why We Need the Arts in Education and Beyond:

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Courtesy of Yo Yo Ma

Courtesy of Yo Yo Ma

     Hundreds of thousands of young people across the world have suffered from traumatic experiences. This is more than an individual issue, it  is a community, national, and international one. We know that the arts have the power to help.

     Today’s post is a thoughtful essay by Alex Johnson, the Executive Director of the Children’s Defense Fund in California. While it describes what is happening in the Los Angeles area, it’s lessons can help every community.

Read…Reflect…Share!

Source: The Power of Art to Build Strong Youth and Heal Trauma

Courtesy of Art Therapy with Create and Transform

Courtesy of Art Therapy with Create and Transform

Courtesy of The Butterfly Art Project, South Africa

Courtesy of The Butterfly Art Project, South Africa

The Creative Apothecary Supports Strong Arts Programs for Young People Everywhere!

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