Arts for LA Celebrates New Board Leadership, Plans Executive Search, Announces Fall Events
July 1 brought with it a series of passed torches on our Board of Directors. Please join us in celebrating our new leadership:
Debra J.T. Padilla, Chair
Social & Public Art Resource Center (SPARC)
Arts for LA's Danielle Brazell to Lead LA's Dept of Cultural Affairs
Arts for LA is pleased to announce Executive Director Danielle Brazell has been nominated by Mayor Eric Garcetti to serve as the new general manager of the Cultural Affairs Department of the City of Los Angeles. Her work with the department will begin pending confirmation by the Los Angeles City Council.
Arts for LA Responds to LA's Proposed Budget for DCA
On April 30, Arts for LA’s Executive Director Danielle Brazell issued a letter to the Honorable Mr. Paul Krekorian, chair of the Budget and Finance Committee of the Los Angeles City Council. The full text of the letter follows. Arts for LA will continue to monitor the city's budget process and update our advocates on its status whenever possible.
April 30, 2014
As the Creative Capital of the United States, L.A.'s greatest export is culture. The creative economy is the 4th largest employment cluster (of 66) and accounts for 1 in 8 jobs in the County.
Arts for LA Welcomes New Advocacy Manager Cristina Pacheco
Arts for LA's Abe Flores To Take on National Role
Arts for LA Advocacy Field Manager Abe Flores has accepted a position with Americans for the Arts, the nation's leading arts advocacy organization headquartered in Washington, DC.
LAUSD Votes to Allocate Funds to Further "Arts at the Core"
The LAUSD Board of Education approved by a 5-2 vote a resolution to bolster district support for arts education as an extension of last year’s “Arts at the Core” resolution.
Arts for LA to Lead Sessions at Americans for the Arts Convention
Four representatives of Arts for LA (AFLA) will participate in the annual Americans for the Arts (AFTA) Convention, to be held this month in Pittsburgh. Danielle Brazell is proud to be a featured speaker at this year’s Town Hall event, where she’ll talk about ways the arts community can engage more deeply with members of communities across America.
Arts for LA Joins Arts Ed Radio Panel
On Tuesday night, Arts for LA's Executive Director Danielle Brazell participated in a radio talk show panel exploring issues related to arts education.
LA City Council Closer to Official Support of AB580
The Los Angeles City Council moved one step closer to passing an official resolution in support of AB 580, the California Assembly bill that would fund the California Arts Council with $75 million dollars for the next fiscal year.