Arts Education & The Local Control Funding Formula

In 2013 California adopted the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF), an unprecedented shift in state support for education that links funding levels to student need and empowers school districts to set goals that fulfill broad priorities including student engagement, school climate, parent involvement, and a broad course of study.

Arts for LA Welcomes New Advocacy Manager Cristina Pacheco

Arts for LA Welcomes New Advocacy Manager Cristina Pacheco

Wed, 12/11/2013 - 9:19am

Photo: Cristina Pacheco

Arts for LA, LA County Arts Commission Mentioned in World Cities Culture Report

Arts for LA, LA County Arts Commission Mentioned in World Cities Culture Report

Mon, 12/09/2013 - 12:54pm

The Los Angeles County Arts Commission and Arts for LA have been identified as one of two major cultural organizations serving Los Angeles County by the World Cities Cultural Forum, an international body devoted to highlighting and exploring cultural policy and the impact of arts and culture around the world in order to compare information on a city-by-city basis.

Herb Alpert Foundation Announces Ambitious Challenge Grant for Arts for LA

Herb Alpert Foundation Announces Ambitious Challenge Grant for Arts for LA

Wed, 11/20/2013 - 1:44pm

The Herb Alpert Foundation announced it would double its end of year giving to Arts for LA this year if Arts for LA managed to complete an ambitious 2:1 match of money raised from our supporters.

Reverend Dr. Ron David to Deliver Keynote Address at 2013 LA Convergence

Reverend Dr. Ron David to Deliver Keynote Address at 2013 LA Convergence

Wed, 10/16/2013 - 1:58pm

Photo: Ron DavidArts for LA is thrilled to announce our Keynote Speaker for the 2013 LA Convergence is the

Arts for LA's Abe Flores To Take on National Role

Arts for LA's Abe Flores To Take on National Role

Thu, 09/19/2013 - 1:07pm

Photo: Abe FloresArts 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.

Arts for LA's Abe Flores Receives National Leadership Award

Arts for LA's Abe Flores Receives National Leadership Award

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 12:32pm

Photo: abe floresArts for LA's Advocacy Field Manager Abe Flores received a special recognition during this year's annual Americans for the Arts Convention: the national American Express Emerging Leader Award.

ArtsDay 2014/LA Arts Convergence Save the Date(s)

ArtsDay 2014/LA Arts Convergence Save the Date(s)

Mon, 06/17/2013 - 8:30am

Photo:ArtsDay 2013Arts for LA is pleased to announce two important dates for the upcoming advocacy year. Please mark your calendars:

Arts for LA to Lead Sessions at Americans for the Arts Convention

Arts for LA to Lead Sessions at Americans for the Arts Convention

Mon, 06/10/2013 - 2:59pm

Photo: PittsburghFour 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.

California Arts Council Funding Bill Stalls, but Plan B Emerges

California Arts Council Funding Bill Stalls, but Plan B Emerges

Fri, 06/07/2013 - 1:41pm

Photo: CA Arts Council logoAB 580, the California State Assembly bill to fund the California Arts Council with $75 million for the upcoming fiscal year, failed to pass out of the Assembly Appropriations Committee during the current legislative session.