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YAC at the GLSEN Conference of Western Mass

During this first GLSEN Conference of Western Mass in Fall 2013, members of YAC led & participated in hands-on and informative workshops, spoke on the Action Panel, and met other youth and educators advocating for diversity education and acceptance, empowering … Continue reading

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YAC Unity with 2050 Legacy!

Last Friday, October 18, was the first YAC Unity event of this program year and it was a great success! 2050 Legacy, back for another performance workshop, led us through an evening of many art forms. After mingling and engaging … Continue reading

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YAC programs are off to a wonderful start!

Our first couple weeks of programming have been lovely and fun-filled beginnings! Groups have already started to build community and construct beautiful pieces of art; groups have engaged in and created community guidelines and values, team-building activities, book and collage making, … Continue reading

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Fall News!

Fall 2013 Programming We are excited to announce the schedule for our fall 2013 programming in Amherst and Ware! This fall we will be piloting a new program in Ware (see below). Ware programs will begin the week of September 23. … Continue reading

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Eat Out for Art! Fundraiser at the Amherst Pub!

       The Amherst Pub Tue, June 25, 4-9:30pm 15 E. Pleasant St Come out to the Pub for dinner or a drink and you can help support YAC! 15% of your bill will go to YAC! It’s that … Continue reading

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Help Video Vanguards get to the Allied Media Conference in Detroit!

Donate online to YAC Trip to the Allied Media Conference at Razoo

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Youth Action Coalition Spring Block Party!

The members of Youth Action Coalition’s Arts-for-Change programs have been hard at work creating beautiful art that will be exhibited inside and outside of Rao’s Coffee in Amherst for a celebration of Spring and the end of the program year. … Continue reading

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2013 Lights, Camera, Youth Action, Success!

Our 6th Annual “Lights, Camera, Youth Action!” fundraiser on March 24th was spectacular, thanks to the Apollo Grill & everyone who contributed and joined us for the event! With over 70 items to auction off, folks went home with some … Continue reading

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YAC @ the Apollo Grill

Beautiful work! Wonderful night! YAC artwork went up on the walls  of the Apollo Grill this week and was featured during Art Walk Easthampton on Saturday, 3/9/13. A hearty THANK YOU to Casey and Jennifer at the APOLLO GRILL for … Continue reading

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Get Up Get Down @ Freedom Trails Gallery

Check out the GUGD installation project that opened at Freedom Trails Gallery Thursday, March 7th celebrating the culmination of this collaborative piece with Get Up Get Down and local artists Alicia Renadette and Angela Zammarelli! The exhibit will be up … Continue reading

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