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Youth Arts Council Session Schedule

Become a member of the Youth Arts Council

Youth Arts Council Session Schedule

Youth Arts Council Session Schedule

Session 1 - Welcome & Introductions  - September 7, 2022
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 –Why the Arts?- September 14, 2022
Session Outcomes: Tour Vision Gallery, Guest panel discussion: define art, understand Arts funding, state of the Arts in Arizona.

Session 3 – Money, Money, Money -  September 28, 2022
Session Outcomes: Guest Presenter, understand finances and personal financial responsibility.

Session 4 – Follow the Leader -  October 19, 2022 
Session Outcomes: Guest presenter, understand and define personal leadership style.

Session 5 – Create Special Event Fundraiser - October 26, 2022
Session Outcomes: Tour Chandler Museum, understand committee structure, create a fundraiser, form committees, develop a budget and timeline, delegate tasks.

Session 6 – I Have a Dream!  - November 2, 2022
Session Outcomes: Guest presenter, define personal goals, create a vision board.

Session 7 - What’s the Buzz? - November 30, 2022 
Session Outcomes: Guest presenter, public relations and marketing overview, real-world simulation.

Session 8 – Arts Advocacy - January 11, 2023
Session Outcomes: Guest presenter, develop Arts advocacy elevator speech, develop Arts Congress plan.

Session 9 – Committee Final Preparation - January 25, 2023
Session Outcomes: Committee final preparation for the special event fundraiser.

Session 10 – Put Your Best Foot Forward! - February 8, 2023
Session Outcomes: Guest presenter, social etiquette, discuss resume & interview preparation.

Session 11 – Round Table - February 22, 2023 
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 8, 2023
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.

Application Deadline: Friday, August 19, 2022

Interviews: Wednesday, August 24, 2022

 

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