Since 1997, Fleisher’s Community Partnerships in the Arts (CPA) program has brought creative art-making experiences to children and youth in public schools and community after-school programs. Fleisher’s trained teaching artists partner with public schools, community organizations, and social service agencies to create arts-integrated residencies that enrich and enhance students’ learning.Read More
Art-based community engagement is a process of working collaboratively with people affiliated by interests in art, culture, and creativity and a collective desire to make our communities better places for all by developing, sharing, and promoting creative resources.
Participants describe the Teen Lounge as a “stress-free,” “friendly” environment, where they can “meet people from lots of different backgrounds and make friends.” With guidance from Fleisher’s Teen Lounge Monitor, teens develop their own creative program by choosing the artists with whom they wish to work.Read More
The FAMbassadors are Fleisher’s community liaisons who work to deepen relationships and connect people of varying life experiences to art-making. They raise awareness of Fleisher as a community arts resource, building trust and familiarity with our neighbors, and developing relationships with the diverse communities of Southeast Philadelphia.Read More