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2014 LA Convergence Speakers

2014 LA Convergence Speakers

Learn more about the leaders, visionaries, and creative problem solvers who will speak at the LA Convergence on October 24.

Serving the Same Students: Education Equity & the Arts

Serving the Same Students: Education Equity & the Arts

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 4:07pm

by Amy Sauceda

Photo: presenters“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.”

Fill Us In on What's Happening with LCAP & LCFF in Your School District

Fill Us In on What's Happening with LCAP & LCFF in Your School District

Tue, 03/18/2014 - 9:42am

Photo: LCFF prioritiesAre you already up to speed on LCFF and LCAP?  Keep us in the loop and let us know what your district is doing around LCFF and LCAP so we can help spread the word.

Arts for LA Launches Local Control Funding Formula Online Resource for Parents & Advocates

Arts for LA Launches Local Control Funding Formula Online Resource for Parents & Advocates

Fri, 02/14/2014 - 9:05am

photo: LCFF prioritiesAs part of our work to prepare arts advocates to work in their local communities, Arts for LA has launched an Online Action Brief around the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) opportunity.  

Free Webinar: "How the Arts Achieve Local Control Funding Formula Priorities," Jan 23

Free Webinar: "How the Arts Achieve Local Control Funding Formula Priorities," Jan 23

Mon, 01/13/2014 - 1:47pm

Photo: webinarCalifornia is perched on the edge of an unprecedented transformation of our education system. Over the next year, every school will receive more funding to support student success, but schools will need to hear from you about how to best use this money.

LA County "State of Arts Education" Survey Needs Your Input

LA County "State of Arts Education" Survey Needs Your Input

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 11:43am

As a part of its ongoing commitment to ensure all K-12 students receive quality arts education, the Los Angeles County Arts Commission seeks to identify and map the work of artists and arts organizations in public schools in the county. The Commission requests your help to produce an accurate, county-wide snapshot showing where artists, arts organizations, and cultural institutions support public education. 

Via KPCC: LAUSD's Bennett Kayser on Arts Education

Via KPCC: LAUSD's Bennett Kayser on Arts Education

Fri, 12/20/2013 - 12:25pm

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from KCET's Artbound: Philanthropist David Bohnett on the Creative Economy of Southern California

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.

National Endowment for the Arts Invests $1.14M in LA County through Grants

National Endowment for the Arts Invests $1.14M in LA County through Grants

Thu, 12/12/2013 - 3:10pm

Photo: NEA Logo

The National Endowment for the Arts announced its next round of Art Works and Creative Writing grants this week, which will send $1.14 million to Los Angeles County to support artists and arts organizations throughout the region.