Important Note: This opportunity is only open to organizations on the LA County Department of Arts and Culture’s Youth Development Through the Arts Pre-Qualified List.

Through this Solicitation, the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture (Arts and Culture) seeks Pre-Qualified organizations to provide arts-based youth development services for youth in Juvenile Day Reporting Centers (JDRCs), Continuation Schools, Community Schools, alternative high schools, and other educational settings across Los Angeles County during the September 2021 – August 2022 program year, with an option to extend for two one-year periods or on a month-to-month basis for up to twelve months, based on initially contracted rates and/or cost of living adjustments, depending on needs and availability of additional funding.

Consultants will provide arts instruction and associated services for youth in each assigned location, where services generally include, but are not limited to:

  • Up to three days per week of instruction (may be scheduled during the school day and/or extended into after-school hours, according to the needs of each location; sessions are most often scheduled Monday through Friday, though Saturday, Sunday, or evening workshops are sometimes requested)
  • Up to three hours of instruction per day (this could be split into multiple sessions of varying lengths, but generally will not exceed three hours total for each day of instruction)
  • Up to 35 youth per session (instruction is provided for all students enrolled in the class)
  • Instruction during Fall and Spring semesters, often followed by a shorter Summer session.

Project Proposals in response to this Solicitation are due July 7, 2021.

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