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.

Arts for LA Welcomes Three New Member Organizations

Arts for LA Welcomes Three New Member Organizations

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 8:48am

Arts for LA welcomes the following new organizational members and thanks them for their support of arts advocacy in LA County.

We are thrilled to have these outstanding organizations standing with us to support arts, culture, and arts education throughout the region.

Photo: Latino Arts Network Logo Latino Arts Network

Arts for All Welcomes New Leadership

Arts for All Welcomes New Leadership

Mon, 11/19/2012 - 9:12am

Photo: Denise Grade & Rachel LevinArts for All recently announced the arrival of arts education leader Denise Grande to fill its vacant director position, while successful philanthropy consultant Rachel Levin stepped into the co-chair position of Arts for All’s pooled fund, which helps oversee the disbursement of grant funds in the Arts for All program.

Arts for All and Arts for LA Announce Arts Education Support for LA County School Districts

Arts for All and Arts for LA Announce Arts Education Support for LA County School Districts

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 2:15pm

Photo: map of Arts for All and Arts for LA's current districtsArts for All, Los Angeles County’s collaborative effort to ensure curriculum in all public schools includes the arts, recently announced that four new districts and one charter school group have joined the initiative. Of the eighty-one school districts in the county, fifty-four are now part of Arts for All.

After Long Road, Election Brings Some Issues to Conclusion

After Long Road, Election Brings Some Issues to Conclusion

Wed, 11/07/2012 - 10:25am

Photo: California voting instructionsIt was a long road that turned in unexpected directions, but last night's election brought Los Angeles County, California, and the United States to the end of a long and sometimes heated campaign season.

New Report Calculates Pacific Standard Time's Economic Impact: $280 Million

New Report Calculates Pacific Standard Time's Economic Impact: $280 Million

Thu, 11/01/2012 - 4:00pm

Photo: LAEDC's Economic Impact Report CoverThe J. Paul Getty Trust released figures estimating the overall economic impact in Southern California of Pacific Standard Time to include $280.5 million while it supported 2,490 jobs and generated $19.4 million in state and local taxes.

November 2012 Legislation Endorsements Information

Arts for LA announces its endorsement of three pieces of legislation, all supporting access to arts and arts education, appearing on the November ballot in Los Angeles County. Each endorsement is supported by the Arts & Culture Framework of Los Angeles County, which serves as the region’s guide to greater support for arts, culture, and arts education.