Why Youth Deserve Art Education and Art Mentors: A PDX Example

shapeimage_1Please take a moment to read and watch this beautiful project co-created by teacher-musician-activist Chaz Mortimer as part of his work with youth in a local alternative high school program.  Yes, we have an art tax.  Yes, it looks like the school budget won’t be cut yet again this year.  But we still have lots of room to grow…especially back into our capacity to offer the arts to young people in our community.

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