Young Audiences Arts for Learning was established in 1952 and is now celebrating their 60th anniversary year. YA is the nation’s largest arts in education learning network, serving over 5 million children and youth each year in 7,000 schools and community centers across the country through its diverse network of 30 local affiliates. YA is an association of affiliated organizations that are each dedicated to local education and community development, while collectively working together to impact arts in education practices and policies on a national level.