Arts for Learning/Miami

LAST UPDATED: November 05, 2018
Arts, Culture & Humanities
Arts for Learning (A4L) is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing teaching and learning through the arts and community cultural resources. For over 15 years, Arts for Learning has served more than 120,000 children and youth with visual and performing arts programs. As a leading source of arts integrated programs in Miami, A4L connects the arts to other subjects to support academic achievement and child development. A4L's comprehensive services include teacher and artist professional development, arts-integrated instruction, student studio programs, community art programs, student internships, and mentoring. A4L educational endeavors develop life and communication skills, build self-esteem, support literacy and problem solving, and encourage students to become self-directed learners. A4L partners with Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, and Young Audiences - A4L's national affiliate. A4L also serves as the South Florida Wolf Trap, a regional program of Wolf Trap Institute for Early LearningTM.
The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse
404 NW 26th Street
MIAMI, FL 33127-4120

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BOARD

Board Chair
First Vice President – Wealth Advisor UBS Financial Services
Vice President
Director of Corporate Underwriting, Friends of WLRN, Inc.
Secretary
Associate, Holland & Knight
Director
Founder & Managing Partner CORPlaw
Director
Director, Banco do Brasil, Americas
Director
Musician, Double Grammy Nominee
Director
Director, Pensam Funding
Director
Associate, Ver Ploeg & Lumpkin
Director
Estate Agent, ONE Sotheby’s International Realty

STAFF

Sheila Womble
Executive Director
Ivy Bennett
Program Director
Carolina Candelaria
Communications Director
Dia Carter Webb
Senior Program Director
Yazminda Merida-Acosta
Program Assistant
Laura Luna
Program Manager
Sidra Mattson Urbom
Finance & Operations Director
Sheena Sang
Program Manager
Damaris Suarez
Finance & Operations Assistant

Financials

This organization's financial statements were independently submitted and have not been verified by The Miami Foundation.

ANNUAL OPERATING BUDGET
$1,790,000

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