Combatting arts education inequality at the local, state, and federal levels
Ingenuity collaborates with stakeholders across Chicago’s arts education sector to ensure all 350,000 CPS students have access to high-quality arts education. From District officials to smaller-capacity arts organizations to CPS students, Ingenuity works to strengthen our coalition of arts advocates to gain the support and traction needed to advance District- and state-wide arts education policies for CPS students.
Black and Latino students are 50% less likely to have access to arts education nationally
of CPS students are Black or Latinx
students still do not have access to high-quality arts programs. These students are predominantly low-income students of color.