ArtworxLA believes art works to combat Los Angeles’ dropout crisis. They use the rich cultural resources of Los Angeles to help engage alternative education high school students in the arts. By partnering with cultural institutions, arts colleges, and creative industry professionals, they encourage youth to stay in school, earn their high school diploma, and pursue a plan for their futures. We had the pleasure of speaking with Executive Director, Shelby Williams Gonzalez about the impact of pandemic on the program and the students.
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