Why YES Programs Matter
The arts offer us a chance to reach beyond ourselves, to see the world as the collective it really is. Practicing art, we gain experience with the skills and habits that lead us to transcend tough times and make the world whole. Tolerance. Trust. Acceptance. Commitment. Shared purpose. Resilience. And, in the end, hope.
Excerpt from Rehearsing 'Madeleine'
The resources below include research, employer perspectives, articles, and opinions that share our view of why our programs are essential for our kids, our community, and our collective future.
Why Arts Matter
Science, the Brain, Mental Health, Language and More
Engineers Sprint Ahead but Don't Underestimate the Poets (New York Times)
YES Alumni in the News