Arts Education Advocacy Initiative Expanding to 7 new Communities




Abe Flores blogs on his strategy for increasing support and access to Arts Education through Arts for LA's Team Initiative.






What Can I Do Today as an Arts Advocate?

Camille Schenkkan, Development & Communications Manager, Arts for LA



Strategies for Proactive Advocacy

By Development & Communications Manager Camille Schenkkan




Arts for LA recently hosted a small convening of arts leaders.  In the follow-up survey, the most frequent requests were:

Title I Funding and Arts Education

Stephanie Kistner blogs for Arts for LA




Why We Should (and can!) Advocate for Title I Funds to Support Arts Education in Public Schools

by Stephanie Kistner, Education & Programs Assistant at PS Arts




Raising Money from Individual Donors

Jerry Yoshitomi, Arts Consultant




Consultant Jerry Yoshitomi blogs on innovative strategies for cultivating individual donors for arts & cultural organizations.





Gearing Up for Another Advocacy Season

Danielle Brazell, Executive Director of Arts for LA



Executive Director Danielle Brazell blogs on the tools, resources and people power that make this advocacy movement strong.



Guest Blog: "Super Committee" Member Congressman Becerra and the Arts

Ben Donenberg



Ben Donenberg, Founder and Executive Artistic Director of The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles, attended an informal event with Congressman Xavier Becerra, who sits on the influential "Super Committee," the Joint Selection Committee on Deficit Reduction. Donenberg took the opportunity to ask about Becerra's commitment to arts and culture. 

In A Constant State of Becoming: My First Year as an Arts Advocate




In A Constant State of Becoming: My First Year as an Arts Advocate

Abe Flores blogs about his first year with Arts for LA









The Civic Engagement Strategy

Kenton Haleem, Executive Director of Burbank Arts for All: An Education Foundation



Voter Registration for Arts Organizations

Marcy Koukhab Kaplan of California Participation Project


Leading the Charge: Voter Registration for Nonprofits

Marcy Koukhab Kaplan of the California Participation Project blogs on how nonprofits can promote civic engagement in their communities



Arts Education: A Social Justice Issue




Arts Education: A Social Justice Issue

Abe Flores blogs about equity and access to arts education.