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60 Years/ 60 Stories

In celebration of the Young Audiences 60th anniversary, the YA community wants to see and hear your YA stories. We have posted a selection of YA stories that best represent the diversity of people in our network. We are still accepting submissions and each one will recieve a FREE Young Audiences 60th anniversary Tote Bag. For more information, please see below. 

Amara's StoryCraig's Story

                  Amara's Story                                      Craig's Story

Hugo's StoryJimmy's Story

                    Hugo's Story                                          Jimmy's Story

Shirley's StoryAnthony's Story from YANJ and Eastern PA

                        Shirley's Story                                 Anthony's Story


Submit your YA Story:

We’re are still accepting submissions and giving away a FREE Young Audiences 60th anniversary Tote Bag with each one. In return, we just ask you to send us a short 150-250 word story or a couple of minutes of video (format: MP4, MOV, WMV) describing how a YA program increased your appreciation of the arts whether you are an scientist, artist, teacher, or lawyer. We will be publishing select stories on our web site and any images related to a written submission are more than welcome. The tote bag is eco-friendly and is printed on organic, light weight cotton fabric and sports the attractive YA 60th anniversary logo. Please email me your YA story or video to:

Details: Limit one submission per name, address, or household and this offer is good while supplies last. With each story submission, please include your mailing address in the email. If you uploaded your video to YouTube or Vimeo, you can email me a link as your submission. By submitting your story text/video, you give permission to Young Audiences to post your story on our Web site and Vimeo account.

For information regarding the redemption of free product and coupon offers from YA, click here


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