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STAMP Participants and Arts & Cultural Participation (2014)

STAMP: The Virigina and Harvey Kimmel Family Teen Program, offers Philadelphia youth ages 14-19 the opportunity to attend 12 partner museums free of charge by signging up for a STAMP Pass. In the first year of the program, STAMP had 9,200 sign-ups as of May 2014. Of these participating teens, 48% are African American, 16% are Latino, and 41 % come from economically disadvantaged households. Additionally, 75% come from underserved communities that have very low or low arts participation. The attached map shows the location of STAMP participants through Philadelphia and the levels of arts and cultural participation in the nieghborhoods where they reside as of January 2014.