ArtsTech's Integrated Arts Violence Prevention Program

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Program Summary:
This ArtsTech uses a multi-pronged approach to reducing/eliminating violence and substance abuse among our most troubled, at-risk youth and in identified violence “hot spot” neighborhoods. Using the evidence-based techniques identified by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), ArtsTech seeks to prevent violence and accompanying substance abuse by providing strength-based strategies of youth development. The recommendations from the CDC's review of best practices are infused in all our youth development programming and includes culturally specific and relevant strategies based on the unique needs of the urban core and minority youth. 
Program Addresses: 
ArtsTech • 1522 Holmes St. • Kansas City, MO 64108

Northeast Middle School • 4904 Independence Ave. • Kansas City, MO 64124

Northeast High School • 415 Van Brunt Blvd. • Kansas City, MO 64124

816-461-0201 •


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