Posts Categorized: In The News
ACTION ALERT Earlier in March, the White House proposed to eliminate all funding from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and Humanities (NEH) from the 2018 budget. Just a few days ago, the White House submitted a new proposal to cut funding from the NEA, NEH, and other programs immediately from the current 2017… Read more »
ACTION ALERT Today’s news confirmed that President Trump’s budget proposal calls for the elimination of The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), among other programs, in the fiscal year 2018. For a synopsis of what’s at stake, please see The National Assembly of State Arts Agency’s Statement on Proposed Elimination of the NEA. Click here… Read more »
Seema Sueko has been appointed the new Associate Artistic Director of the Pasadena Playhouse. Sueko, who is the co-founder and Executive Artistic Director of the Mo`olelo Performing Arts Company in San Diego and served as the Co-Chair for the San Diego Regional Arts and Culture Coalition, will assume her new role… Read more »
Dear Colleagues in the Arts and Culture Community, It is with sadness that I share with you my decision to resign my position with the Filner administration. I wrestled with this decision out of commitment to the arts and culture community, however, I cannot in good conscience remain part of the Filner administration. I am deeply… Read more »
The nonprofit arts community, like other charitable sectors, relies on the generosity of individual donations from people of every income level who believe the public good is served by supporting charitable organizations. For nearly 100 years, the Charitable Deduction has been one of the primary sources of revenue for arts and culture by incentivizing giving… Read more »
Thank you to all who submitted a letter in support of AB 580. Our voices have been heard and the California Arts Council will see a $2 million budget increase in FY14! To read the official California Arts Council press release, click here. To read the LA Times article, click here.
Please take just a few moments out of your day to send a letter in support of Bill AB 580. It’s a simple, yet tangible way that you can impact future arts funding for the entire State of California! Want to see which of your fellow arts and culture organizations have already supported the bill? … Read more »
Cynthia Alvarez, Assemblymember Nazarian’s staffer who is assigned to AB 580, confirmed that the bill will have its first committee hearing next Tuesday, April 9 (which also happens to be Americans for the Arts Advocacy Day in Washington, DC). Now it is imperative that we get as many letters as possible into Assemblymember Nazarian’s office,… Read more »
State Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian of LA County introduced a bill in Sacramento last week to fund the California Arts Council at the level of $75M – or just under $2 per person. Funding at this level would move California from 49th place in per capita investment in the arts to about 12th place. The bill,… Read more »
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