Since its inception in January of 2016, City Art Space (CAS) has been committed to providing Harrisburg youth, ages 10 through 17, with a safe, creative space to explore and develop a greater appreciation of the arts and literacy.
Our mission is to develop a generation of bold, critical thinkers by providing holistic services aimed at increasing each participant’s personal, professional and social success.
Expand the cognition, creativity and communication skills of our youth
Foster the development of healthy self-images
Aid in the development of alternative healthy coping mechanisms and to provide youth with an emotionally safe environment promoting healthy expression
Encourage responsibility and positive leadership within the community
Ensure that our youth have access to the varied educational experiences required to participate effectively in the modern workplace
Provide a positive and safe alternative to youth during their out-of-school time thereby reducing incidents of juvenile offenses