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ArtPlace America and Creative Generation Quantify Impact of Creative Youth on Communities
The Creative Youth & Community Development research initiative, commissioned by ArtPlace America and led by Creative Generation, investigates the intersections of arts and culture, community development, and youth development. The initiative produced a series of web-based tools and resources, created by and for practitioners, that live on the ArtPlace America website. “Centering Creating Youth in Community Development: A Creative Placemaking Field Scan” addressed the question: What impact do creative youth have on communities? Their answers offer sets of findings: community benefits defined by young creatives, opportunities for partnering to expand the reach of projects, and defining success in new ways. Read more here.