Measures Y and YY Pass in Santa Monica
Congratulations to the residents of the City of Santa Monica for the passage of measures Y and YY. Measure Y will bring $12 million dollars annually to the City’s general fund. Measure YY stipulates that half of the money received from measure Y will go to Santa Monica- Malibu Unified School District (SMMUSD).
ACTIVATE Arts Advocacy Leadership Program
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ACTIVATE Arts Advocacy Leadership Program is advocacy training and leadership development with real-world application. This training recognizes the importance of local leaders and seeks to empower you with the skills, knowledge, and an expanded network to effect change in your community.
State of the Arts: A Vision for All LAUSD Students Materials
Arts Education in LA County LCAPs
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2015 Spring Candidate Forums
We encourage you to attend a candidate forum in your community! City and school district leadership is critical to ensuring a that arts, culture, and arts education are accessible to all in Los Angeles County. Let's be sure to keep the arts front of mind for these candidates.
Building the Next Wave of Arts Education Advocates
By Amy Sauceda
Arts for LA’s ACTIVATE Advocacy Leadership Initiative is approaching its mid-point as it empowers arts education advocates in our community. Participants just finished their third and fourth sessions on education policy, decision-making, understanding data, and mapping community resources.
Meet Your ACTIVATE Leaders
2014 - 2015 ACTIVATE Arts Education Advocacy Leaders
For a list of this year's ACTIVATE sessions, visit the ACTIVATE home page: www.artsforla.org/ACTIVATE
Apply to be part of ACTIVATE: Advocacy Leadership; Deadline Sept 12
ACTIVATE Advocacy Leadership Academy applications are due this Friday, September 12. If you have not yet applied, make sure to do so by the end of this week to take advantage of this exciting opportunity to make a difference in education in Los Angeles County.
2014 LA Convergence
Join us for Los Angeles County's annual convening of leaders in arts, culture, and arts education.
2014 LA Convergence: Building the Next Los Angeles
October 24, 2014 | 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
East Los Angeles College
Monterey Park, CA
Serving the Same Students: Education Equity & the Arts
by Amy Sauceda
“When we talk about this issue we have to start with equity and what does that mean,” says Ryan Smith, director of education programs and policy for The United Way of Greater Los Angeles. “We need to talk more about providing students with the resources they need.”