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the members

PYAC consists of six organizations:

AS220 Youth, a transitional arts program that employs and engages Rhode Island youth, but focuses specifically on those recently released from the state's Juvenile Detention Facility, the Rhode Island Training School (RITS).
Website: www.youth.as220.org
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/pages/AS220-Youth/166206546746458

Community MusicWorks, a string quartet in permanent residence in an urban neighborhood that teaches music to young people, performs locally, mentors their students, and organizes community events for entire families.
Website: www.communitymusicworks.org
Blog: www.communitymusicworks.typepad.com

Everett Company Stage & School, a professional dance and multimedia company that builds long-term relationships with urban youth through professional mentor- ship, including the opportunity to create and perform.
Website: www.everettri.org
News page: www.everettri.org/category/latest-news/

The Manton Avenue Project, a program for youth living in Providence's Olneyville neighborhood, modeled on New York City’s 52nd Street Project, in which adult theater artists team up with kids to create original theater.
Website: www.mantonavenueproject.org
Blog: www.mantonavenueproject.org/?cat=4

New Urban Arts, an interdisciplinary arts studio where emerging artists and high school students practice powerful mentoring relationships as they work toward a lifelong creative practice.
Website: www.newurbanarts.org
Blog: www.newurbanarts.blogspot.com

Providence CityArts for Youth, a community-based arts center that connects youth ages 8-14 with free, professional arts learning experiences that are inspired by the creative process of art-making—in visual arts and design, per- forming arts, and creative writing—and the exploration of ideas and concepts that shape our communities and everyday lives. 
Website: www.providencecityarts.org
Blog: www.providencecityarts.org/blog