Ask Arts & Culture Questions at Local Candidate Forums

Ask Arts & Culture Questions at Local Candidate Forums

Tue, 02/19/2013 - 9:36am

 Photo: Question MarkCandidate forums give voters an opportunity learn about candidates’ positions directly from the candidates themselves. Arts for LA encourages arts-minded voters to participate in their local forums to ensure candidates running for city and school board seats have an opportunity to discuss their support for our lively arts and culture communities.

Register to Vote by 2/19 for Spring Elections

Register to Vote by 2/19 for Spring Elections

Wed, 02/13/2013 - 11:48am

Photo: Vote stampsLos Angeles residents have until February 19 to initiate or update their voter registration with the State of California’s Secretary of State. Voter registration is now available online for residents holding a California driver’s license or identification card and a Social Security number.

Spring 2013 Los Angeles City Council Candidate Surveys

 

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Each election cycle, Arts for LA invites candidates in elections throughout Los Angeles County to participate in our arts and culture candidate surveys. 

Serve as an LA CIty Election Pollworker

Serve as an LA CIty Election Pollworker

Thu, 01/24/2013 - 7:21am

Photo: Be a pollworkerArts for LA encourages artists, arts leaders, and arts supporters to participate in the civic process this spring by serving as a election pollworker. 

Register to Vote

Register to Vote Online

Californians with a social security number and a valid California driver's license or California-issued identification card may complete registration online at the California Secretary of State's website.

Voter registration may also be completed at a Department of Motor Vehicles location or by filling out and mailing in a paper form.  Instructions for accessing the form are available online.

"Yes-Yes" for Education: It's a Mess, But Don't Punish Kids

Photo: empty school desksA majority of Californians support increased investment in public education, yet both statewide initiatives that would bring more money to public schools lag in the polls. How did California get in this mess? Earlier this year, at least three different political, ideological and educational “interests” were mobilizing for the ballot.

Measure J Will Set LA County in Motion

This November, Los Angeles County voters will be asked to support Measure J, a much-needed investment in our transportation system that would start up seven transit projects and eight highway improvement projects within five years and complete them within fifteen, providing traffic relief along with 250,000 good jobs. Measure J is a remarkable opportunity to put the county back to work modernizing our transportation system. It does this not by raising taxes but by extending by another 30 years the half-cent transportation sales tax voters approved in 2008.

California Launches Online Voter Registration Site

California Launches Online Voter Registration Site

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 9:07am

Photo: seal of the state of CaliforniaCalifornia recently became the 13th U.S. state to facilitate fully online voter registration.

"Though most states still cannot offer online voter registration, I am thrilled to say the largest state in the nation is ready to roll," Secretary of State Debra Bowen said in a statement announcing the new system. 

Candidate Survey Project Webinar 9/6, 4 pm

Candidate Survey Project Webinar 9/6, 4 pm

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 12:03pm

Arts education supporters who want to help survey school board candidates this fall can log into a free training webinar hosted by California Alliance for Arts Education on September 6.

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