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In the Aspen Ideas Festival Opening, opera superstar Jessye Norman speaks (and sings) about the necessity of arts in... See more
Grammy Award-winning musician and activist Wyclef Jean, founder and CEO of YouthAIDS Kate Roberts, and former UN... See more
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Arts-engaged, low-income students are more likely than their non-arts-engaged peers to have attended and done well in college, build careers, volunteered in their communities and participated in the political process by voting. The conclusion of these recent studies is that on average, arts-engaged low-income students tend to perform more like higher-income students in the many types of comparisons that the studies tracks.
—Presidents Committee on the Arts and Humanities, May 2011