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Culturally Responsive Arts Education and The Heinz Foundation

The Heinz Foundation has started the Culturally Responsive Arts Education Initiative which “aims to bring the power of the arts to bear on the particular educational challenges facing African…Continue

Started Nov 22, 2011

Providence Youth Arts Collaborative

At the National Guild for Community Arts Education Conference, I had the privilege of attending the session, "Creative Capital: the Providence Youth Arts Collaborative (PYAC)."Providence Youth Arts…Continue

Started Nov 22, 2011

Brain on Music

Check out Music Empowers Foundation's Facebook spotlight, "Brain on Music." The page features Dr. Christopher Viereck who joins Music Empowers to provide a unique perspective on the positive things…Continue

Started Nov 3, 2011

Join the Discussion about Little Kids Rock's Innovative Methodology as Featured in the NYT!
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Earlier this fall, Little Kids Rock was featured by The New York Times in three major pieces! The first two were Op-Eds, “Beyond Baby Mozart, Kids Who Rock” and “Rock Is Not the Enemy”:…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Numbered Notes Jun 14, 2013.

 

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"Music Empowers Foundation's 3rd Annual Video Contest in support of music education. April 7th deadline! http://j.mp/PQdH43"
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"http://j.mp/Pos3IX. Brain scans of musicians as they improvised showed they used regions involved in syntax during production of language."
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"http://youtu.be/F8kmMtuagnY Jabari Johnson performing his winning rap about kinetic energy at The QJMC Forum at The 2014 NAMM Show."
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"Article "The Surprising Science Behind What Music Does to Our Brains": http://j.mp/1jhPbSQ"
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The QJMC Forum at The 2014 NAMM Show

The QJMC Forum at The 2014 NAMM Show took place on January 25, 2014 in Anaheim, CA. It was hosted in partnership with The NAMM Foundation.
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"The Harmony Project will be featured on PBS Weekend NewsHour on Jan. 4th! Check local listings for details! http://j.mp/19A0lBz"
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"The Science Genius program is bringing hip-hop to 9 NYC high schools, challenging students to rap about science.http://ning.it/1dGOL4R"
Dec 16, 2013
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"'Science Genius' winner Jabari Johnson, accompanied by Professor Chris Edmin, performs a rap on HuffPost Live. http://ning.it/1dGNXNp"
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The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has posted the guidelines for 2012 Our Town grants.

Our Town supports creative placemaking projects that contribute toward the livability of communities with the arts at their core. Our Town will invest in creative and innovative projects in which communities, together with their arts and design organizations and artists, seek to:



* Improve their qual...ity of life.

* Encourage creative activity.

* Create community identity and a sense of place.

* Revitalize local…
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Posted on January 11, 2012 at 5:18pm

Applications Being Accepted for 2012 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards

The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH), in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services, is now accepting applications for the 2012 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards.



Twelve programs this year will receive $10,000 and an invitation to accept their award from the PCAH Honorary Chairman, First…
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Posted on January 11, 2012 at 5:16pm

Congratulations to Margaret Martin, Winner of 2011 Presidential Citizens Medal

QJMC Partner and Harmony Project Founder, Margaret Martin, received the 2011 Presidential Citizens Medal for replacing violence with music in Los Angeles' high crime gang zones. Margaret received this enormous honor at an intimate ceremony with other medal winners and President Obama. Congratulations Margaret! NBC Nightly News did a special segment on the story:… Continue

Posted on November 3, 2011 at 3:41pm

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