Progress Report

Progress Report

2017
March 31

CYD Featured on Ford Motor Company Fund website

The Partnership was invited to provide input on two connected articles for the Ford Motor Company Fund website about creative youth development, one on CYD and the arts and afterschool in general and features on AileyCamp, 826 National, and Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit.
March 22

Partnership Launches CYD Webinar Series

A year-long webinar series designed to increase understanding of CYD practice, build capacity, and advance the field is launched.
March 8

Presentation – Federal Interagency Task Force on the Arts and Human Development

The CYD National Partnership was invited to present at the Federal Interagency Task Force on the Arts and Human Development on March 8, 2017. The purpose of the presentation was familiarize the Task Force on creative youth development as a solution for positive outcomes for youth and on the evolving work of the Partnership.
January 13

Presentation – Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs

The Partnership was introduced to and their work and research on tools and resources (Primarily the Creative Youth Development Toolkit) to the federal Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs (IWGYP). IWGYP is a group of 20 federal departments and agencies that support programs and services focusing on youth and is…
2016
December 13

National Advisory Committee Appointed

The Creative Youth Development National Partnership appointed 11 initial members to its National Advisory Committee. This cross-sector Committee will play a significant strategic role in helping to shape and vet strategic recommendations for how to advance the field of CYD.
October 13

Mass Cultural Council Launches META Fellowships

The Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) and Klarman Family Foundation have launched a new program, the Music Educators and Teaching Artists (META) Fellowship Pilot Program, to help teaching artists improve the quality of their work with youth in schools and community settings across Massachusetts.
September 19

CYD Partners Host Briefing in Washington, D.C.

The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities welcomed over 30 representatives from federal agencies and national organizations for the inaugural Creative Youth Development (CYD) National Partnership briefing on September 19, 2016. This event brought together a broad swath of CYD stakeholders to learn about the current work happening…
July 15

CYD Featured at AFTA’s 2016 Annual Conference

SPECIFIC DATE NEEDED Americans for the Arts’ 2016 conference features a session on “The Future of Creative Youth Development”, featuring speakers Robyne Walker Murphy, Zakiya Thomas, and two youth partipants.
July 13

Webinar – National Endowment for the Arts

National Endowment for the Arts Hosted an Arts Education Webinar: The Past, Current and Future Needs of Youth Arts Organizations Using Data to Inform Program Impact
2015
October 22

Webinar – Empowering Youth Through Creative Youth Development

The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities presented “The National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards, Empowering Youth Through Creative Youth Development” webinar with its partners, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Institute of Museum and Library Services, on October 22, 2015. Focusing on museum-, library-,…
June 13

CYD Featured at AFTA’s 2015 Annual Conference

SPECIFIC DATE NEEDED Conference presentations at Americans for the Arts’ 2015 Conference – “Creative Youth Development: What’s in a Name?” and “Creative Youth Development as a Catalyst for Civic Engagement” featuring speakers Jeff Poulin, Jon Hinojosa, Erik Holmgren, and Traci Slater-Rigaud.
2014
November 21

Term Adoption by Obama Administration

SPECIFIC DATE NEEDED The Obama Administration adopted the term “creative youth development” when presenting the 2014 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards.
November 14

CYD Featured at National Assembly of State Arts Agencies 2014 Conference

The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities presents “Creative Youth Development: Beyond the School Day.”
June 28

CYD Featured at American Library Association 2014 Conference

The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities presents on CYD at the 2014 American Library Association Conference.
March 18

New Research Sets Stage to Advance Emerging Field of Creative Youth Development

Mass Cultural Council, The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, and National Guild for Community Arts Education commissioned research, “Setting the Agenda,”  conducted by Lauren Stevenson is released in preparation for the 2014 National Summit on Creative Youth Development.