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Of students in YCA's Education Partnerships program realized gains in artistic, social, or emotional skills
Zip codes brought together at the Louder Than a Bomb Chicago Youth Poetry Festival
Young people between the ages of 13 and 23 yrs directly served each year
Of program participants felt like they were better writers because of YCA