Support AZ youth language and media arts through “YAArizona Convergence”
This summer students and volunteers collaborated to design and launch YAArizona Convergence, YAA’s outreach to support Arizona grade 7-12 language and media arts. Read the below information and get involved with YAA, now through June of 2016.
Go to YAA-Phoenix Mercury Teen Art & Writing Night on September 11th at US Airways Center
YAA is partnering with Phoenix Suns Charities to host an afternoon teen art and writing exhibition, followed by activities (e.g. shooting hoops on the Phoenix Suns/Mercury Court, courtside art activities, and writing activities in the stands), then exclusive early access to watch the WNBA Champion Phoenix Mercury warm up, followed by enjoying 100 (lower)-level seating for that night’s Phoenix Mercury vs. L.A. Sparks WNBA basketball game. All proceeds going to YAA’s 2015-2016 YAArizona Convergence outreach and development campaign. Get your tickets here!
Support Arizona’s grade 7-12 authors by purchasing Convergence: Best Arizona Teen Writing of 2015
April 11th marked the release of YAA’s Convergence: Best Arizona Teen Writing of 2015 book, an anthology of 105 works by 71 grade 7-12 Arizona authors. Please support our authors by purchasing a book copy (click link above), available for $15 with all proceeds going to YAA’s 2015-2016 YAArizona Convergence outreach and development campaign.
Enjoy Convergence: Best Arizona Teen Writing of 2015 digital version
Enjoy reading (and studying?) some of the best grade 7-12 teen writing in the state of Arizona, captured through the Convergence digital version.
Arizona’s 2015 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Honorable Mention, Silver Key, & Gold Key entries published online!
From the below links, check out YAA’s 2015 art & writing galleries that display Arizona’s 2015 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards entries. Educators and students, starting September 15th you can register your 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards accounts.
Arizona’s Scholastic Writing Awards home page: See all 252 Arizona Silver Key, Gold Key, and National Medalist works through the Best of AZ Teen Writing 2015 widget on the right-hand side of the web page.
Arizona’s Scholastic Art Awards home page: See all 56 Arizona Silver Key, Gold Key, and National Medalist works through the Best of AZ Teen Art 2015 widget on the right-hand side of the web page.