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Another step forward for LA's arts diversity initiative

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| After a series of town halls and surveys, the board of supervisors passed 13-item plan for increasing diversity in arts institutions.

Merging mental health and creative expression

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The Expressive Therapies Summit equips artists and mental health workers with new tools to help patients process trauma and grief.

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For this school to transform, teachers must become students

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Florence Griffith Joyner Elementary is betting on the arts to turn the school around. As part of the process, teachers are learning new ways to engage students.

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What NEA support for arts education looks like in California

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Amid worries about cuts to the NEA, KPCC's Priska Neely examines what the federal agency's funding for arts programming in the state looks like on the ground.

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Meet the poet representing LA in statewide competition

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Cennemi Diaz, a senior at Millikan High School in Long Beach, will compete in the Poetry Out Loud competition in Sacramento this weekend.

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Teaching LA high schoolers about August Wilson

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Students at three high schools are spending the semester studying the playwright's work, including Fences. The program is run by Center Theatre Group.

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Hammer Museum helps families explore social issues with art

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How would you defeat racism? That's the question the Hammer Museum is urging families to explore this weekend as part of new series of art-making workshops.

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'Art Prof' launches site to expand arts ed access

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Clara Lieu, adjunct professor at the Rhode Island School of Design, is launching a site to deliver fine arts education to the masses across the country.

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