CKA reaffirmed I was in the right field. The arts transform children instilling a sense of confidence in them that some kept hidden inside. The shyest child would get on stage, celebrating the After School Arts Program, with such joy and passion.

CKA has provided community such as performing at Juno weekend and participating in the Hamilton Arts Awards that the children would have never been exposed to otherwise.

Melissa Stenhouse – Supervisor at Today’s Family

Did you know? CKA’s After School Arts Program provides engaging arts experiences led by practicing artists. In 2020 CKA is connecting 630 children and youth to 16 weeks of arts programming across 21 neighborhoods.