These tips should be used as guidelines when developing arts-based programming for youth engagement.

  1. Invite personal reflection with acknowledgement of broader social context prior to art creation.
  2. Provide educational opportunities and a wide range of materials to encourage the use of a variety of mediums that are relevant to the message.
  3. Create safe spaces for youth to share artwork with one another and to elaborate on meaning.
  4. Leverage social media to promote ideas and messages displayed through artistic expressions.
  5. Offer opportunities for youth artistic expression to be showcased within broader communities.
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