“Art is expression, and as we reflect upon 2019, we would like to express our sincere gratitude for the support of The Art Effect’s fiercely dedicated community, including students, parents, donors, staff, partners, and community leaders,” Dean Temple, Board President.
Here’s a snapshot of what we accomplished together in 2019:
🖌️ 2,313 works of art produced by youth in The Art Effect’s Empire After School Arts Program in the Poughkeepsie City School District
🖌️ $6,339,540 in college scholarships offered to students
🖌️ 100% of students in MADLab reported feeling ready to enter the job market
🖌️ 83% of expenses went straight into the programs