Recent Press Coverage

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Life, Love, Hope | The Language of Ventura County Poet Laureate Luzmaria Espinosa

"...through art, Espinosa hopes to bring others, especially youth, not simply a better appreciation of art, but a better understanding of and respect for humanity."
May 13, 2020 - VCReporter     Read online | PDF
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Some Incarcerated Teens On South Coast Learning New Way Of Expression; Poetry Behind Bars

Our Arts & Youth Justice program was featured on KCLU Radio with Lance Orozco. Listen to hear how we’re helping incarcerated youth express themselves through–and publish–poetry.
February 18, 2020 - KCLU     Listen online
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Artists in the Classroom Feature

Our Artists in the Classroom program coordinator, Deby Tygell, discusses with artist MB Hanrahan how the program brings art education to thousands of Ventura County students each year.
March 28, 2019 - Our Ventura TV     Watch online
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Oxnard teen turns her struggles, pain into poetry

“I want to talk to students about the importance of their voices being heard and the beautiful things you can do with poetry ... it’s just such a great outlet.”
September 24, 2018 - VC Star     Read online | PDF

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