Upstream Arts uses the power of the creative arts to activate and amplify the voice and choice of individuals with disabilities.

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Two Upstream Arts participants sitting down outside. One is raising their hands to the sky while the other looks on.
Cover image for Upstream Arts Annual Report 2021: Advocacy is (an) Art

Our new 2020-2021 Annual Report is here!

Featuring stories, financials, quotes, photos and more from a year like no other. Read about our work in this beautiful report available in accessible PDF, screen reader-friendly text, and – coming soon! – narrated audio. 

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Julie and I created Upstream Arts because we recognized that at the core of engagement and communication is a give and take, an action and reaction, a listening and responding. We knew from personal experience that the arts were a perfect medium through which to practice these fundamental human skills.”

Matt Guidry

Co-Founder and Artistic Director

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