LAUSD Delays Budget Cuts, Requests Options for Arts Ed

LAUSD Delays Budget Cuts, Requests Options for Arts Ed

Tue, 02/14/2012 (All day)
Advocacy Team (if applicable): 

LAUSD arts education advocacyThe Los Angeles Unified School District School Board has amended the budget-balancing plan for the 2012/2013 school year, postponing its adoption until March 13th.  They have requested alternatives and additional options regarding funding for arts education, adult education and early childhood education, all slated for elimination in one of the scenarios originally proposed.  School Board Member Steve Zimmer

Spring 2012 Candidate Surveys in Long Beach, Culver City

Spring 2012 Candidate Surveys in Long Beach, Culver City

Thu, 03/01/2012 (All day)
Advocacy Team (if applicable): 

VoteArts for LA is surveying candidates for Long Beach City Council, Culver City City Council and Long Beach Unified School District prior to the April 10th, 2012 local elections.  All candidates have been contacted and encouraged to complete a brief survey.  Results will be posted at ArtsforLA.org/spring-2012-candidate-surveys as they are submitted.  Candidate

Update: LAUSD Public Meeting 2/14

Update: LAUSD Public Meeting 2/14

Tue, 02/14/2012 (All day)

Arts for LAThe Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) School Board will be meeting to discuss budget scenarios, including the proposed total elimination of its elementary school arts education program, on Tuesday, February 14th at 1:00 pm.  The LAUSD School Board will hold this public meeting at 333 South Beaudry Avenue, 24th Floor, Los Angeles,

School Board Advocacy Training from CAAE, PTA

School Board Advocacy Training from CAAE, PTA

Sun, 02/05/2012 (All day)

California Alliance for Arts EducationThe California Alliance for Arts Education and the California State PTA have partnered to offer School Board 101, a free one-hour webinar to help advocates work with their local school board to keep arts in schools. 

How Wirtz Elementary Got Its Murals

Advocacy Team (if applicable): 

Wirtz Elementary School Mural Project

 

 

 

How did an elementary school become a canvas for five contemporary artists without costing the district a penny? 

It took some creativity.

Story by Camille Schenkkan for Arts for LA

 

 

LAUSD Redistricting Community Meeting, 2/8

LAUSD Redistricting Community Meeting, 2/8

Tue, 01/31/2012 (All day)

LAUSD mapsThe Los Angeles Unified School District’s Redistricting Commission invites parents, partners, students and community members to participate in a Board District 6 Redistricting Community Outreach Meeting on Wednesday, February 8th, at Panorama High School.  Stakeholders can learn about and influence the redistricting process and its impact on neighborhood schools.  

Action Alert: LAUSD Plans to Eliminate 100% of Elementary Arts Education (Updated)

Action Alert: LAUSD Plans to Eliminate 100% of Elementary Arts Education (Updated)

Mon, 02/06/2012 (All day)

The Los Angeles Unified School District has proposed total elimination of its elementary school arts education program.

Update on Arts Education Teams: Community Discussions & Workshops

Update on Arts Education Teams: Community Discussions & Workshops

Mon, 01/30/2012 (All day)

As the Advocacy Manager of Arts for LA, I am tasked with reaching out to grassroots stakeholders, connecting with local leadership, establishing networks of arts advocates and creating a plan of action to increase support for and access to the arts. This year, we are taking the team initiative to seven additional communities.  Here is an update on that process.

Achieving Equitable Arts Education:

A Series of Community Discussions and Workshops

Communities across LA County are working collaboratively to ensure that all students have access to the arts.  Join us to develop our shared vision for arts education in your community, discuss current efforts, learn effective advocacy strategies, and develop a community plan to increase access to the arts.

Parent, artists, educators and other stakeholders interested in supporting and promoting arts education are invited to attend.

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