NEA Director Speaks at LACMA

NEA Director Speaks at LACMA

Fri, 02/24/2012 (All day)

Malissa Shriver and Rocco LandesmanNational Endowment for the Arts Director Rocco Landesman spoke with Los Angeles County Museum of Art's Michael Govan on Thursday, February 23rd as a part of LACMA's Director's Series.  Landesman and Govan covered topics from arts educati

2013 Presidential Budget Includes Increase for NEA

2013 Presidential Budget Includes Increase for NEA

Tue, 02/21/2012 (All day)

AFTA Action FundAmericans for the Arts has reported that the FY 2013 budget released by the Obama Administration includes several increases in funding for federal arts and cultural agencies, including $8 million increases for the National Endowment for the Arts and National Endowment for the Humanities. This would bring their total annual budgets to $154 million each. 

AFTA Launches pARTnership Movement Campaign

AFTA Launches pARTnership Movement Campaign

Tue, 01/10/2012 (All day)

Americans for the Arts, tThe pARTnership Movement from Americans for the Artshe national arts advocacy nonprofit, has officially launched its pARTnership Movement Campaign.  According to AFTA, the pARTnership Movement is designed to reach business leader

Congress Finalizes NEA Budget

Congress Finalizes NEA Budget

Fri, 12/16/2011 (All day)

Americans for the ArtsFrom national partner Americans for the Arts:  Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the final budget agreement for FY 2012, which includes $146.255 million in funding for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).

Charitable Giving Deductions At Risk

Charitable Giving Deductions At Risk

Fri, 11/18/2011 (All day)

CAAFrom our state partner, California Arts Advocates: The Supercommittee of Congress is looking at changing itemized deductions (which would include the charitable giving incentive).

Telephone Town Hall with Rep. Becerra

Telephone Town Hall with Rep. Becerra

Mon, 11/14/2011 (All day)

Congressman Xavier BecerraCongressman Xavier Becerra will hold a Telephone Town Hall for constituents on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m.  Rep. Becerra sits on the "Super Committee," the Joint Selection Committee on Deficit Reduction in the House of Representatives.  The Super Committee has a deadline of November 23rd, 2011 to find at least $1.2 trillion in deficit reduction measures.

Arts Advocacy Day: April 16-17, 2012

Arts Advocacy Day: April 16-17, 2012

Mon, 11/14/2011 (All day)

California advocates at Arts Advocacy Day 2011From national partner Americans for the Arts: As Congress focuses on creating jobs and reducing the federal deficit, the arts are being threatened. It is imperative that arts advocates come together through events like Arts Advocacy Day to help educate members of Congress about the role the arts play in spurring economic growth and job creation.

Rep. Becerra holding Telephone Town Hall, 10/27

Rep. Becerra holding Telephone Town Hall, 10/27

Mon, 10/24/2011 (All day)
Advocacy Team (if applicable): 

Congressman BecerraCongressman Xavier Becerra (D-31) is hosting a Telephone Town Hall for his constituents on Thursday, October 27th, 2011 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm.  Rep.

Town Hall Meeting with Sec. of Education Arne Duncan

Town Hall Meeting with Sec. of Education Arne Duncan

Wed, 10/05/2011 (All day)

Arne DuncanU.S.  Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is hosting a Community Town Hall Meeting on October 11, 2011 at El Rancho High School in Pico Rivera.  The event is designed to engage community leaders from across the Los Angeles region in meeting President Barack Obama’s challenge to lead the world in college completion by 2020.  Arts advocates are encouraged to attend and speak to a

Arts Education Week: Resources from AEP

Arts Education Week: Resources from AEP

Thu, 09/15/2011 (All day)

AEP logoThe Arts Education Partnership has compiled a list of resources for National Arts Education Week, September 12-16th.  Access a list of Arts Education Week initiatives, partner organizations and a comprehensive state arts education policy database