Summary: Ten transformative local arts projects come alive in this comics-illustrated training manual for youth leaders and teachers. This energetic guidebook demonstrates the enormous power of art in grassroots social change. It presents proven models of community-based arts programs, plus techniques, discussion questions, and plentiful resources.
Writer Mat Schwarzman has mentored youth leaders across the country in community-based arts education. He holds a Ph.D ...show morein Transformative Learning, founded Urban Arts in Oakland, California, and chaired the Arts & Social Change Program at New College of California. Currently, he directs the Crossroads Project for Art, Learning and Community in New Orleans. ...show less