LAUSD Redistricting Community Meeting, 2/8

LAUSD Redistricting Community Meeting, 2/8

Tue, 01/31/2012 (All day)

LAUSD mapsThe Los Angeles Unified School District’s Redistricting Commission invites parents, partners, students and community members to participate in a Board District 6 Redistricting Community Outreach Meeting on Wednesday, February 8th, at Panorama High School.  Stakeholders can learn about and influence the redistricting process and its impact on neighborhood schools.  

Action Alert: LAUSD Plans to Eliminate 100% of Elementary Arts Education (Updated)

Action Alert: LAUSD Plans to Eliminate 100% of Elementary Arts Education (Updated)

Mon, 02/06/2012 (All day)

The Los Angeles Unified School District has proposed total elimination of its elementary school arts education program.

Update on Arts Education Teams: Community Discussions & Workshops

Update on Arts Education Teams: Community Discussions & Workshops

Mon, 01/30/2012 (All day)

As the Advocacy Manager of Arts for LA, I am tasked with reaching out to grassroots stakeholders, connecting with local leadership, establishing networks of arts advocates and creating a plan of action to increase support for and access to the arts. This year, we are taking the team initiative to seven additional communities.  Here is an update on that process.

Achieving Equitable Arts Education:

A Series of Community Discussions and Workshops

Communities across LA County are working collaboratively to ensure that all students have access to the arts.  Join us to develop our shared vision for arts education in your community, discuss current efforts, learn effective advocacy strategies, and develop a community plan to increase access to the arts.

Parent, artists, educators and other stakeholders interested in supporting and promoting arts education are invited to attend.

LAUSD's Deasy, Galatzan in Town Hall, 1/25

LAUSD's Deasy, Galatzan in Town Hall, 1/25

Mon, 01/23/2012 (All day)

LAUSD logoThis Wednesday, January 25th, Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy and Board Member Tamar Galatzan will participate in a town hall organized by LA's Daily News.  Advocates are encouraged to attend and provide public testimony on the importance of arts education to a complete 21st-century education.  According to UCLA

Update: SB789 Passes Out of Appropriations Committee

Update: SB789 Passes Out of Appropriations Committee

Tue, 01/17/2012 (All day)

CAAEThe California Alliance for Arts Education has reported that SB 789 (Price) has passed out of the Senate Appropriations Committee, the first step toward consideration by the full State Senate.  Over 589 advocates used CAAE's online action center to contact Senator Kehoe, Chair of

Santa Monica/Malibu Arts for All Committee Meeting, 1/18

Santa Monica/Malibu Arts for All Committee Meeting, 1/18

Mon, 01/09/2012 (All day)
Advocacy Team (if applicable): 

SMMUSDThe Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District Arts for All Committee and Arts Education Advocacy Team invite the community to attend their next meeting on Wednesday, January 18th, from 6:00 to 715pm.  The meeting will be held in the Board Room at the SMMUSD District Office, 1651 16th St., Santa Monica 90404.
 

Burbank Arts for All Community Meeting, 1/26

Burbank Arts for All Community Meeting, 1/26

Tue, 01/17/2012 (All day)

Burbank Arts for All: An Education FoundationCommunity members are invited to join Burbank Arts for All: An Education Foundation on Wednesday, January 26th for a Community Meeting.  Please RSVP on their Facebook event page or by emailing Carrie at cbrown4arts@gmail.com.

Case Study: Front & Center in Culver City

Advocacy Team (if applicable): 

Juana Esquivel, Journalism Intern with Arts for LA

  

 

      

Juana Esquivel writes about how collaboration between schools and nonprofit organizations brings arts education to students in Culver City and Santa Monica-Malibu.

 

 

 

Making the Arts Personal

 Sandy Seufert, blogger for Arts for LA

 

 

Sandy Seufert, Manager of Curriculum and Teaching Artist Development for The Music Center, blogs on the importance of continuing to practice your art.