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Tuesday 25 October 2011

Demonstrating the value of arts in Criminal Justice

A new report, Unlocking Value, commissioned by the Arts Alliance and produced by New Philanthropy Capital, suggests the arts can have a positive impact on reoffending rates, particularly amongst young people. Of the 72 offenders involved in the Only Connect project – which involves work in theatre, film and music – only 26% went on to commit more offences. Read the report here: