InsideOut receives Coming Up Taller Award

InsideOut Literary Arts Project's Citywide Poets received a Coming Up Taller Aw ard for 2009 at the White House on Wednesday.

Coming Up Taller, an initiative of the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, recognizes after-school arts and humanities programs throughout the country, with an emphasis on programs that reach underserved children.

Fifteen national awards were presented in a ceremony at the White House on Wednesday. Recipients receive $10,000. Certificates of excellence were also presented to an additional 35 programs.

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