An in-school and after-school program designed to help address the needs of both teachers and students, by offering a variety of art programs during the course of the school year. YOLI in-school programming will run for approximately eight weeks during Fall and Spring semesters, and four weeks over summer break. YOLI In-school is for students who are in 4th grade. YOLI After School will run for 8 to 12 weeks in the Fall and Spring Semesters. Teaching a variety of art forms and it’s available to students in 3rd grade to 6th grade.
Through the use of stop-motion animation, students will retell the stories of the lives of people, native and non-native, who occupied the presidios, missions, ranchos, and pueblos. Students will develop a deeper understanding of the social, political, cultural, and economic life and interactions among people of California from the pre-Columbian societies to the Spanish mission and Mexican rancho periods. Our mission is to expose students to the true stories that are relevant to this time period, our community and cultura.
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