Committee to Hear Update on LA City Cultural Facilities

Committee to Hear Update on LA City Cultural Facilities

Mon, 01/24/2011 (All day)
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On Barnsdall Art ParkTuesday, January 25th, the Arts, Parks, Health & Aging Committee of the LA City Council will hear an updated on the proposed transition of certain city-owned cultural facilities to public/private partnerships.  To view the agenda in PDF format, please click here. 

Request for Blogs: Cultural Facilities & Proposed Public/Private Partnerships

Request for Blogs: Cultural Facilities & Proposed Public/Private Partnerships

Tue, 01/18/2011 (All day)

Arts for LA invites submissions of first-person blogs from people involvedArts for LA Blog and Civic Participation Opportunities in the City of Los Angeles' proposed transition of certain city-operated cultural facilites to public/private partnerships.

Cultural Facilities Report at 1/12 LA City Council Meeting

Cultural Facilities Report at 1/12 LA City Council Meeting

Sun, 01/09/2011 (All day)
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Cultural Art Facilities Proposed RFP Process: Continued to Jan. 25, 2011

Cultural Art Facilities Proposed RFP Process: Continued to Jan. 25, 2011

Wed, 12/15/2010 (All day)
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Barnsdall Art ParkThe ongoing discussion of the proposed transition of certain Los Angeles city-owned cultural facilities to public/private partnerships has been continued for January 25, 2011. 

Santa Monica-Malibu Candidate Survey and Upcoming L.A & Pasadena Elections

Santa Monica-Malibu Candidate Survey and Upcoming L.A & Pasadena Elections

Wed, 12/08/2010 (All day)
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Vote in LA CountyArts for LA will be conducting a survey all of the candidates running for LA City Council, LAUSD Board, Pasadena City Council and Pasadena USD Board prior to the March 8, 2011 elections.  LA City and Pasadena are the sites of our current advocacy workshop series, with the goal of creating a team of arts advocates to ensure that the arts are part of the election disco

Proposal to Remove William Grant Still Arts Center from RFP List

Proposal to Remove William Grant Still Arts Center from RFP List

Thu, 12/02/2010 (All day)

William Grant Still Arts CenterThe Los Angeles City Council agenda for December 7, 2010 includes a motion from Councilmembers Herb Wesson and Tom LaBonge to remove William Grant Still Art Center from the Request for Proposal (RFP) list for the proposed transition of City-owned cultural facilities to public/private partnerships. 

Update on LA City Cultural Centers & RFP Process

Update on LA City Cultural Centers & RFP Process

Tue, 11/23/2010 (All day)
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Barnsdall Art ParkThe Arts, Parks, Health & Aging Committee meeting of the Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010 included a discussion of the proposed Request for Proposals (RFP) process to pursue public/private partnerships for 15 city-owned cultural facilities.  This issue has been discussed by City Council for several months (please see

City Council Committee to Discuss Public/Private Partnerships for City-Owned Cultural Facilities

City Council Committee to Discuss Public/Private Partnerships for City-Owned Cultural Facilities

Fri, 11/19/2010 (All day)
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The City Council's Arts, Parks, Health & Aging Committee has scheduled the Cultural Art Facilities issue for discussion at the meeting on Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010.  The Committee will hear reports from the Chief Legislative Analyst and the Department of Cultural Affairs relative to the DCA's Request for Proposals to transition Cultural Art Facilities to Public-Private partnerships.  To download the Committee Agenda in

Workshop Descriptions

Arts for LA Advocacy Workshop Series Curriculum Outline

Click here to return to the Workshop Series page. 

Workshop Series

Arts for LA is launching a free Advocacy Workshop Initiative for community members in the City of Los Angeles, Pasadena and Long Beach.  The goal of the initiative is to build networks of engaged, empowered advocates with the tools needed to voice support for arts & culture and arts education throughout the county.

The training topics are listed below.  Click here to read full descriptions for each session.