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  • Bridge Conversations: People Who Live and Work in Multiple Worlds - conversations commissioned by the Center for Civic Participation's Arts & Democracy Project and the Community Arts Network
  • Community Arts 101 - Writings intended to give you a introduction to and overview of various areas of community-based arts practice
  • CANuniversity - Writings and resources of particular interest to people involved in community arts training
  • The ROOTS Reader - selection of writing from and about the membership of Alternate ROOTS (Regional Organization of Theaters/Artists South)

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  • Studies and Statistics - statistical studies pertinent to the field of community arts
  • Cross-Sector Resources - links to organizations that are based outside the arts, but have developed resources and strategies that can be useful or instructive in community-based arts practice

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  • Community Arts Perspectives - A periodic online publication of the Community Arts Convening and Research Project.
  • Bridge Conversations - 18 Conversations with People Who Live and Work in Multiple Worlds
  • Making Exact Change - How U.S. arts-based programs have made a significant and sustained impact on their communities - A Report from the Community Arts Network
  • The CAN Report - The State of the Field of Community Cultural Development: Something New Emerges - A Report from the Community Arts Network Gathering, May 2004
  • The Citizen Artist - 20 Years of Art in the Public Arena: An Anthology from High Performance Magazine 1978-1998
  • Performing Communities - The Grassroots Ensemble Theater Research Project: An inquiry into ensemble theater deeply rooted in eight U.S. communities
  • Everybody Say Hallelujah: Commentary on the Liz Lerman Dance Exchange community performance initiative, 1998-2002
  • Connecting Californians - Finding the Art of Community Change: An inquiry into the role of story in strengthening community
  • Spirit of the Northwest: Claiming Community Identity 1998-2000

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Performing Communities
Performing Communities
Grassroots Ensemble Theaters Deeply Rooted in Eight U.S. Communities

By Robert H. Leonard and Ann Kilkelly
Edited by Linda Frye Burnham
Published by New Village Press
Paperback: $19.95

 

Making Exact Change
Making Exact Change
How U.S. arts-based programs have made a significant and sustained impact on their communities

A Report from the Community Arts Network
By William Cleveland
Published by the Community Arts Network
Printed/bound: $14.99
PDF Download: Free

 

The CAN Report
The CAN Report
The State of the Field of Community Cultural Development: Something New Emerges

A Report from the Community Arts Network Gathering, May 2004
By Linda Frye Burnham, Steven Durland and Maryo Gard Ewell
Published by the Community Arts Network
Printed/bound: $12.00
PDF Download: Free

 

The Citizen Artist
The Citizen Artist
20 Years of Art in the Public Arena An Anthology from High Performance Magazine 1978-1998

Edited by Linda Frye Burnham and Steven Durland
Published by the Critical Press
no longer available

 

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