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JUMP StArtProgramming

For youth who are at risk, involved in, or impacted by the justice system

Opportunities

Incentive Programming

Developing social-emotional learning and life skills while having fun through creative expression

Community Service Hours

Arts-based volunteer projects to fulfill service requirements

Workforce Readiness

Internship experience with an Artist Mentor

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Blue Line Arts works with ProYouth & Families to provide incentive programming to eligible youth.  

Our organization also offers fee waivers to eligible youth looking to participate in any of our classes and workshops.


Eligibility:

These opportunities are reserved for youth (ages 14 and up) who have participated in a Pro Youth & Families program (Yes Squad, Trust 1 or Trust 2), or youth who have been impacted by the justice system or are justice-involved.

If you or someone you represent may be eligible, please contact MaryTess Mayall at 916-783-4117 or by email: marytess@bluelinearts.org 

What youth gain from an internship:

  • Valuable knowledge about career options and pathways within creative industries
  • Opportunities to learn how to work as a part of a larger team
  • Entry-level job training and administrative skills within an arts institution
  • A variety of hands-on workforce training in a range of technical functions, depending on student interest
  • Learning strategies for interacting and communicating in a professional environment
  • Experiences to increase computer literacy
  • Building confidence and self-esteem through the development and completion of realistic goals

Eligibility:

  • These opportunities are reserved for youth (ages 14 and up) who have participated in a Pro Youth & Families program (Yes Squad, Trust 1 or Trust 2), or youth who have been impacted by the justice system or are justice-involved.

Time Commitment & Compensation:

  • Each participant will be required to complete up to 35 hours of work (approximately 6 weeks) on-site at Blue Line Arts.  Each participant will be compensated for their time.  

If you or someone you represent may be eligible, please contact MaryTess Mayall at 916-783-4117 or by email: marytess@bluelinearts.org 

How Artist Mentors engage with youth:

  • Learning about crafting a CV and/or resume
  • Share strategies for civic engagement through the arts
  • Teach technical skills specific to work within a creative medium depending on student interest
  • Developing professional communication strategies
  • Teaching the interns about different pathways within creative professional journeys
  • Teaching artwork practice as a pathway for self-expression and self-care

Eligibility and Compensation:

  • Blue Line Arts is seeking Artist Mentors who can commit to meeting with an intern once a week for 6 weeks during their internship to provide guidance and development.  
  • Artist Mentors will be provided a stipend for their work with the intern. 

If you or someone you represent may be eligible, please contact MaryTess Mayall at 916-783-4117 or by email: marytess@bluelinearts.org 

Are you a Teaching Artist looking to make an impact by getting involved in either incentive programming or mentorship?
Blue Line Arts is providing complimentary training and stipends for upcoming JUMP StArt program opportunities. All opportunities are compensated.

Learn More and Apply Here

For questions, please contact MaryTess Mayall 916-783-4117 or by email: marytess@bluelinearts.org

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Building Creative Thinking Strategies

Led by Professional Teaching Artists

Workforce Training and Readiness

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These programs are made possible thanks to a JUMP StArt grant awarded by the California Arts Council

 

To deliver this program, Blue Line Arts is proud to be partnering with Pro Youth & Families, a nonprofit working with justice-impacted and at-promise youth within the greater Sacramento region.  Together, we work towards providing incentive arts programming that incorporates social-emotional and life skill development in positive environments, facilitating opportunities to complete community service hour requirements and workforce training opportunities.