On our advocacy poster*, we detail out a few key data points. Feel free to dive deeper into each source:
“The Arts and Achievement in At-Risk Youth: Findings from Four Longitudinal Studies”, National Endowment for the Arts
5x less likely to drop out of school
3x more likely to receive a bachelor’s degree
30% more inclined to pursue a professional career
10% more likely to complete a high school calculus course
Had higher levels of civic engagement
Arts Ed Navigator, Americans for the Arts
4x more likely to be recognized for academic achievement
Creative industry workers are paid almost double the countywide average
1 out of 7 jobs in LA County are generated by the creative economy
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Special thanks to our incredible funders who have made all of this possible: Hewlett Foundation, Stuart Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Music Man Foundation, California Arts Council, John and Marcia Goldman Foundation, Moss Foundation, and Panta Rhea Foundation.