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National Endowment for the Arts awards $30,000 for The Right Brain Initiative

June 14th, 2017 by Maya McFaddin View

The National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects across the country in the NEA’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2017. Included in this announcement is an Art Works award of $30,000 to The Right Brain Initiative, the arts integration program of […]

Let’s listen: advocating for student voice

June 1st, 2017 by Marna Stalcup View

I’ve been contemplating the power and importance of student voice for some time. As parents and educators, how often do we claim to know what’s best for kids without ever inviting them into the conversation?  The idea has been really needling me over the past few months because of a string of events. In February […]

Right Brain presents at the National Council on the Arts

March 29th, 2017 by Maya McFaddin View

On Friday, March 31, 2017 The Right Brain Initiative was honored to present at the spring meeting of the National Council on the Arts focused on arts education! It was an incredible opportunity and privilege for Right Brain and the Regional Arts & Culture Council. We hope that the success of our work helped to inspire increased funding of the arts and […]