Together with national and local partners that strengthen the impact of our work, Turnaround Arts: California uses the arts as a tool to fuel growth efforts in elementary and middle schools across the state. Initiated with financial support from Berta and Frank Gehry and the California Arts Council, Turnaround Arts: California is supported by a variety of public and private funders including the National Endowment for the Arts, Herb Alpert Foundation, Stuart Foundation, Eisner Foundation, Clarence E. Heller Charitable Foundation, Joseph and Vera Long Foundation, GRoW @ Annenberg, Henry T. and Elizabeth Segerstrom Foundation, and many generous individuals.
Our program coach partners include Collaborations: Teachers and Artists, Creative Coaching for Arts & Equity, P.S. ARTS, Sandy Seufert, Stacy Sims, and Dr. Akida Kissane Long. Collaborators include The Actors’ Gang, Beat the Odds®, Focus 5 Inc., Get Lit: Words Ignite, KID smART, Studio Pathways, and Visual Thinking Strategies.