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Youth Arts Council Session Schedule

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Youth Arts Council Session Schedule

Youth Arts Council Session Schedule

Session 1 - Welcome & Introductions  - September 15, 2021
Session Outcomes: Define personal YAC program expectations. Tour of CCA, understand the nonprofit structure, staff roles, signup arts opportunities: Board Meeting, Arts Congress, Friends.

Session 2 – I Have a Dream!  - September 22, 2021
Session Outcomes: Guest presenter, define personal goals, create a vision board.

Session 3 – Money, Money, Money - October 13, 2021
Session Outcomes: Guest Presenter, understand finances and personal financial responsibility.

Session 4 – Create Special Event Fundraiser - October 27, 2021
Session Outcomes: Tour Chandler Museum, understand committee structure, create a fundraiser, form committees, develop a budget and timeline, delegate tasks.

Session 5 –Why the Arts?-  November 3, 2021
Session Outcomes: Tour Vision Gallery, Guest panel discussion: define art, understand Arts funding, state of the Arts in Arizona.

Session 6 – Follow the Leader -  November 17, 2021
Session Outcomes: Guest presenter, understand and define personal leadership style.

Session 7 – Committee Final Preparation -  January 12, 2022
Session Outcomes: Committee final preparation for the special event fundraiser.

Session 8 – Arts Advocacy -  January 19, 2022
Session Outcomes: Guest presenter, develop Arts advocacy elevator speech, develop Arts Congress plan.

Session 9 - What’s the Buzz? - February 2, 2022
Session Outcomes: Guest presenter, public relations and marketing overview, real-world simulation.

Session 10 – Put Your Best Foot Forward! - February 16, 2022
Session Outcomes: Guest presenter, social etiquette, discuss resume & interview preparation.

Session 11 – Round Table - February 23, 2022
Session Outcomes: Provide feedback to Board members, Guest Presenters 30-minute discussion topics: Higher Education, Balancing Life, Getting the Job, What to expect as a Board member.

Session 12 – Passing the Baton & Graduation -  March 2, 2022
Session Outcomes: YAC Program debrief, evaluation, and next steps.

 

HOW TO APPLY

The Youth Arts Council program is free of charge to all participants. The program starts in September and concludes in March.  A maximum of 15 teens will be selected.

 

For additional information email yac@chandlercenter.org or call 480-782-2682.