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The Young Artist Academy(TM) hosts Hollywood's longest running youth awards show. Along with Industry Recognition, young participants gain experience and comprehension for membership in Hollywood's major guilds when of appropriate age.
In honor of the 2018 Theme "Courage to Shine", the 2018 Awards Show was dedicated to First Responders, Young Artists and their Families, and Communities affected by natural disasters of the previous year. Special Messages of support played at the Awards Show from San Juan, Puerto Rico Mayor, Carmen Yulin Cruz, and from Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, Elizabeth Dowdeswell - each expressing support and encouragement to the attending Nominees affected by the 2017/2018 natural disasters.