Author: lsmr

ARTS Is Hiring: Grants Manager

Grants Manager The Grants Manager is an experienced, energetic and talented professional who contributes to ARTS in a variety of ways within the Development Department.  The Grants Manager will research and write public and private grant proposals and reports, take a leadership role in integrating grants into strategic fundraising goals, oversee grant & report submission […]

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ARTS Development Dept: Open Positions

We are looking to fill the following positions: Database Specialist – Position Filled The Database Specialist is an experienced, energetic and talented professional who contributes to A Reason To Survive (ARTS) by utilizing their database management and analysis skills to connect the Program, Operation and Development Departments. Grants Manager – Position Filled The Grants Manager […]

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Choosing Destinee: A Student’s Journey

I had superhero music scores on–the kind of music that comes on in the background when a battle is about to begin–I had the table set with comic books, superhero masks, the whole thing. It was my first time teaching my own class at The ARTS Center. If you were to step into my class, […]

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Join the ARTS Family: Become a Muse

What is a Muse? A Muse is a vital source of inspiration and sustenance for a creative artist. Become an ARTS Muse Sustaining Member and partner with ARTS to provide youth with therapeutic arts (Heal), arts education (Inspire) and creative life and career preparation (Empower). Secure, automatic withdrawals from your debit or credit card make […]

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Americans For The Arts: Meet The Arts Education Network Team

Matt D’Arrigo Founder and CEO, A Reason To Survive | ARTS Matt D’Arrigo is Founder and CEO of A Reason To Survive | ARTS, a nationally recognized non-profit agency dedicated to changing the life trajectory of youth facing adversity through the arts andcreativity. In addition to national media coverage, D’Arrigo’s work has been the subject […]

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Something To Say: Creative Youth Development

Local leaders in the arena of youth and the arts, including Matt D’Arrigo of A Reason To Survive are hosting San Diego’s first Creative Youth Development Summit on February 4.  The theme: Something To Say, highlights the results of a ground-breaking Wallace Foundation Report on the benefits creative youth development programs have on individuals and […]

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UT San Diego: School Honors Young Girl’s Legacy

Mural features Braille, sign-language tribute to beloved student SAN DIEGO — Described by her teachers and peers as highly motivated with a strong personality, fifth-grader Yusra Nasir loved to laugh and spend time with her friends. She loved colors, pink playdough and jewelry, especially bracelets. All that — her vibrant character and her favorite things […]

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