Thriving Through the Arts

Arts In Reach inspires teenage girls and gender-expansive youth to be brave, elevate their voices, and create the lives they imagine.

AIR is a Safe Space

AIR is a youth-centered organization that believes in inclusivity and accessibility. Girls and gender-expansive youth ages 11-22 engage in community arts programs with professional artists. Together, mentors and teens co-create safe spaces to take on challenges and express themselves through the arts. All participants have access to mental health support.

AIR Creates Opportunities

We believe all teens should have opportunities to thrive and become self-reliant adults. Our programs are open-enrollment, free of charge, and include transportation assistance. They draw on various arts for teens to grow and lead.

%

of AIR participants graduate from high school.

%

of AIR participants pursue post-secondary education.

50%+

of AIR alumni volunteer in their communities.

News and Insights

Storytelling In Nature

Storytelling In Nature

For our final program of the summer, we gathered in Nottingham for five days and played with different aspects of storytelling by experimenting with...

Humans of AIR: Cassie Brazeau

Humans of AIR: Cassie Brazeau

AIR's Assistant Program Director Cassie Brazeau (she/her) discusses what Arts In Reach means to her and the importance of being open to trying new...

Funny Camp! 😂

Funny Camp! 😂

We spent the second week of summer making each other laugh at Funny Camp! Performing and teaching artist Gemma Soldati graced us with her hilarity,...

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