Jacob’s face is warm and almost familiar-looking. He greets everyone with a smile and a gentle hug. Jacob, age 19, has come a long way from the 13-year-old camper at Free Arts’ Theater Camp. He recalls, “It was my first
In our Free Arts Day programs, we pair our caring volunteer mentors with children to support them as they express themselves during one-day creative programs often in partnership with local arts and culture organizations. Typically, Free Arts will schedule one
Keynote speaker, psychiatrist, and renowned researcher of trauma-informed care, Dr. Bruce Perry, addressed the audience at the 5th Annual ACES Summit on December 11, in Scottsdale Arizona. While referring to ACES (adverse childhood experiences), Dr. Perry noted that early
“I’ve been involved with Free Arts in several capacities for the past 23 years, and I never witnessed such cooperation and enthusiasm from a group of teens,” Professional Teaching Artist Linda Pulinsi stated to the audience of more than 50
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