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I have personally seen the benefits to children and youth that experience our instruction. Their self-esteem is higher, their behavior improves, communication is better, there are many, many benefits when we make excellent art instruction available to all regardless of ability to pay.
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We need more paid staff and funding so we are able to reach more children. RBA has been fully managed by an all-volunteer working board until recently with part-time 15 hour a week staff -- who I pray we can pay more in time, give more hours and retain. Ann is excellent! Ann and RBA needs more staff support and we need more funding in order to achieve more operationally. RBA is very good stewards of its resources and therefore we have put the emphasis on funding after school programs and those in need.
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What is this organization's top short-term priority?
Educate children in the arts starting more with pre-school and elementary age before stigmas are established on participating in the arts.
What is its top priority in the long run?
To bring our arts education outreach to the full western Kentucky area and serve all regardless of ability to pay, disabilities, etc.
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