Annual Reports

Click on the links below to download our Annual Reports, providing an overview of all Upstream Arts programs and financials, plus images and quotes from participants, artists, teachers, and program staff.

2019-2020 Annual Report
Statement of Program Accomplishments as of 6/30/2020 
2017-18 Annual Report
2016-17 Annual Report
2015-16 Annual Report
2014-15 Annual Report

Cover of Upstream Arts' 19-20 Annual Report. Click on hyperlink for visual description

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2021

January 2021, Week 2 – 2021 is our 15th year!
January 2021, Week 3 – Register for a free online class!
January 2021, Week 4 – “There is beauty in both spaces”
February 2021, Week 1 – A season in the making
February 2021, Week 2 – Exploring consent in class
February 2021, Week 4 – Noshing with Netta
March 2021, Week 1 – Save the Date from our Annual Event!

March 2021, Week 2 – Introducing ReFocus!
March 2021, Week 3 – One year later, I miss whispering
March 2021, Week 4 – Let’s see what now comes into focus
April 2021, Week 1 – RSVP for the The Art of We: ReFocus!
April 2021, Week 3 – We will keep showing up
April 2021, Week 4 – Announcing changes to our Annual Event
April 2021, Week 5 – Celebrate the opening of our Re•Focus exhibit this week!
April 2021, Week 5 – See you tonight for The Art of We: Re•Focus!
April 2021, Week 5 – Thank you and totals from last night
May 2021, Week 1 – Support self-advocacy
May 2021, Week 2 – We’re 90% of the way there!
May 2021, Week 3 – Meet our ReFocus Curators
May 2021, Week 4 – Self Advocacy is (an) art
June 2021, Week 1 – From screens to sun
June 2021, Week 2 – Be a part of something new. Sign up or help us spread the word!
June 2021, Week 3 – Let’s ReFocus, One More Time
June 2021, Week 3 – 15 years and 10,000 hours
June 2021, Week 4 – We’re hiring!
July 2021, Week 3 – Apply by Friday! + Summer Reading for Disability Justice
August 2021, Week 1 – Welcome Rebecca!
August 2021, Week 3 – From Independence to Interdependence
August 2021, Week 4 – Welcome New Teaching Artists!
September 2021, Week 1 – Going Back, Imagining Forward
September 2021, Week 2 – Hybrid, Online & In-Person Self-Advocacy classes are here!
September 2021, Week 3 – Our three goals for the year

2020

January 2020 Week 1 – Seeking experienced Teaching Artists – Apply by Jan 10
January 2020 Week 3 – “My Body Belongs to Me” – art creating safer spaces
January 2020 Week 4 – Join us for The Art of Me performance and exhibit
January 2020 Week 5 – A snapshot of our students’ amazing creativity
February 2020 Week 1 – Join Upstream Arts’ staff: now hiring Communications and Development Assistant
February 2020 Week 2 – Dance! Sing! Paint! Enjoy the show and exhibit this Thursday, February 13
February 2020 Week 3 – Save the Date! May 18 is our annual celebration
February 2020 Week 4 – The Art of Advocacy: working to end sexual violence
March 2020 Week 2 – Storytelling with The Moth- a recap in pictures and words
March 2020 Week 3 – We’re adapting to reach our community
March 2020 Week 3 – Introducing STUDIO ACCESS
March 2020 Week 4 #1 – Don’t miss STUDIO ACCESS: short videos of activities you can do at home
March 2020 Week 4 #2 – 
STUDIO ACCESS video: Moving through our feelings with Emotion Statues
March 2020 Week 4 #3 – 
Now on STUDIO ACCESS: Find breath and connection with Mirroring
April 2020 Week 1 – Welcome Sylvan and Elle!
April 2020 Week 2 – Take a small moment
April 2020 Week 3 – Update from our (virtual) classroom
April 2020 Week 4 – Take a live stream class with us!
April 2020 Week 5 – Testifying in front of the House – from Home
May 2020 Week 1 – Save the Date for our At Home Homecoming!
May 2020 Week 2, #1 – Shout out from Jack Black!
May 2020 Week 2, #2 – What we’ve done together the last 8 weeks
May 2020 Week 3, #1 – Warm hands for you!
May 2020 Week 3, #2 – Meet your Homecoming Hosts!
May 2020 Week 4, #1 – Spirit Week starts tomorrow! May 19-21st
May 2020 Week 4, #2 – At-Home Homecoming Day 1: High School Photo Day!
May 2020 Week 4, #3 – At-Home Homecoming Day 2: Poetry of Home Day!
May 2020 Week 4, #4 – Final Day of At-Home Homecoming – See you tonight at the Dance!
May 2020 Week 4, #5 – Thank you for being at home with us!
June 2020, Week 2, #1 – In solidarity
June 2020, Week 2, #2 – Introducing Summer Arts Collective
June 2020, Week 3 – Now enrolling summer art camps
June 2020, Week 4 – Your summer art adventures
July 2020, Week 1 – Art is not separate from Advocacy
July 2020, Week 2 – The new home of studio ACCESS
July 2020, Week 3 – Silence and Understanding
July 2020, Week 4 – Take 2 min for joy
July 2020, Week 5 – A policy win!
August 2020, Week 3 – A fond farewell and a new face!
August 2020, Week 4 – Introducing our New Teaching Artists!
September 2020, Week 1 – Announcing our Year of (R)evolution
September 2020, Week 2 – How we’re going back to school
September 2020, Week 3 – “People really came through from Upstream Arts”
September 2020, Week 4 – Getting Camera Ready
October 2020, Week 1 – A bold launch + new classes!
October 2020, Week 2 – Changing one thing
October 2020, Week 3 – Let’s talk about the disability voter gap
October 2020, Week 4 – Our report to you, community
November 2020, Week 2 – Early Giving has begun!
November 2020, Week 3, #1 – Read or listen to the story of our year
November 2020, Week 3, #2 – What matters to us most
November 2020, Week 3, #3 – It’s Give to the Max Day!
November 2020, Week 3, #4 – Thank you!
December 2020, Week 1 – Looking Back, Looking Ahead
December 2020, Week 2 – How We’re Collaborating Now
December 2020, Week 3 – Some good news from 2020
December 2020, Week 4 – A tiny bead of light