YA National Conference Arts & Action | March 30 – April 1, 2022 | New Orleans, LA
Arts & Action | March 30 – April 1, 2022 | New Orleans, LA

Virtual Sessions

Young Audiences Arts for Learning’s 2022 National Conference, Arts & Action, will include two exciting sessions that are open for virtual attendance at no cost.

Opening Session & Keynote AddressThursday, March 31, 8:45 am (CDT)

Deirdre Johnson Burel, W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Keynote Speaker: Deirdre Johnson Burel, Senior Program Officer, W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Opening Remarks: John M. Schroder, Louisiana State Treasurer

We are pleased to present Deirdre Johnson Burel, senior program officer for the New Orleans team with the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, as Keynote Presenter for YA’s 2022 National Conference, Arts & Action. With a career spanning over 25 years, Burel has built her name working to advance educational equity by informing and influencing state education policy as well as local community-based leadership.

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Join the Webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83847084165?pwd=R2cvRmR4ZFFtQys4NkpwS1E2L1BKZz09
Webinar ID: 838 4708 4165
Passcode: YA2022


Plenary Panel Discussion: Re-centering Equity in Classrooms & CommunitiesThursday, March 31, 1:00 pm (CDT)

Jenny James, Young Audiences of Louisiana

Featured Panelists: Akua F. Kouyate-Tate, Vice President, Education, Wolf Trap Foundation
Emily Wolff, Director of the Mayor’s Office of Youth & Families, City of New Orleans
Jamie Kasper, Director, Arts Education Partnership

Join us for a dynamic panel discussion moderated by Jenny James, Executive Director of Young Audiences of Louisiana.

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Join the Webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89408369551?pwd=TnFBc1RpUkNCVXVhS05rbHk2b0p5QT09
Webinar ID: 894 0836 9551
Passcode: YA2022


If you have questions about attending these sessions virtually, please contact Emily House at [email protected].