The INEC program Children for the Arts began
The INEC started Children for the Arts , an arts education program aimed at children and teenagers from poor families in the Bronx.
The program began with a first class cycle of 10 weeks duration , including music , creative writing, folk dance , drawing and painting. Classes are held on Saturdays.
The program has financial support from The New Yankee Stadium Community Fund and contributions made by the project beneficiary families .
The classes enabled classrooms are those of the Church of St. Francis of Assisi, in 1544 Shakespeare Avenue.
The classes will end the last weekend of June 2012.