Opportunities & Resources – May 3

a brightly colored mural depicting young people of different backgrounds holding different kinds of houses (single-family, apartment building). It covers the side of a building. A blue sky above it.
Andrew St. mural by CYD program alum, Michael Aghahowa, Lynn, MA.

Organized by areas identified in the Create, Connect, and Catalyze Framework




  • Art-Train is a virtual technical assistance program for artists, municipal agencies, community non-profits, and arts councils across the nation. Housed at Springboard for the Arts, and in partnership with Center for Performance and Civic Practice, it offers information on accessing resources (i.e. American Recovery Plan funds) and working on best practices in equitable collaboration with Agencies/Organizations starting on May 11 and Individual Artists on May 18 (free for artists).
  • WE-Making: How Arts and Culture Unite People to Work Toward Community Well-Being offers case studies, a conceptual framework, a literature review, and appendices that demonstrate social cohesion nurtures coordinated community organizing and can lead to increased community well-being, via NEA and Kresge Foundation.


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