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“Community-driven” policy in practice

Master's Student in Epidemiology and Public Health Action Support Team (PHAST) member Jasdeep Kler spent his summer developing a trauma-informed mindfulness curriculum in partnership with Ann Arbor youth and community partner, Youth Arts Alliance.

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Experiments in Photography: Pinhole Cameras and Sun Prints

In June 2021, Youth Arts Alliance dove back into in person programming, beginning at the Monroe County Youth Center. We implemented a week long pinhole photography and cyanotype residency, with longtime teaching artist Isaac Wingfield and YAA's Creative Director, Lucy...

Maker Space: YAA Artists Make Miniature Worlds

https://youtu.be/0i-MkHJbBJ0 Skate Park, Ian Bradley, 2021 This spring, students at Western Career Prep, an alternative high school in Jackson, MI, participated in a workshop called “Maker Space.” In the workshop, they explored the medium of miniatures. The artists...

Staff Tribute: Director of Programming & Evaluation, Jasdeep Kler

This week Youth Arts Alliance is sending Jasdeep Kler, our invaluable Director of Programming and Evaluation off into the world. Jasdeep is a 2020 graduate of the University of Michigan School of Public Health where he earned his master’s in global health...