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Study Proves Benefits of the Arts on Low-Income Neighborhoods

A two-year study by researchers from the School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania has revealed a relationship between the presence of cultural resources in a neighborhood and key aspects of social wellbeing, particularly in less advantaged neighborhoods. Low- and moderate-income residents in New York City neighborhoods with many cultural resources are healthier, better educated, and

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The Impact of the Arts on Troubled Teens

The arts – visual arts, theater and music – can have a very positive affect on youth that are facing tough challenges in their lives. Research has proven that at-risk students who have access to the arts, in or out of school, tend to have: better academic results, greater likelihood of college enrollment, increased self-esteem and resiliency, better workforce opportunities,

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