Spring 2014 Arts & Culture Candidate Survey Archive

Spring 2014 Arts & Culture Candidate Survey Archive

Arts for LA invited eligible candidates in Los Angeles County elections to participate in our Spring 2014 Arts & Culture Candidate Surveys. 

We thank the following organizations for supporting this round of Arts & Culture Candidate Surveys:

RSVP for ArtsDay 2014 by April 10!

RSVP for ArtsDay 2014 by April 10!

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 9:46am

ArtsDayArtsDay 2014 is just over a week away!  We are so excited to welcome everyone back to City Hall for our annual celebration of arts and culture in Los Angeles. 

Spring 2014 Arts & Culture Candidate Surveys: Long Beach Unified School District 1

Spring 2014 Arts & Culture Candidate Surveys: Long Beach Unified School District 1

Candidate order: Uduak-Joe Ntuk, Megan Kerr

As part of its work to connect voters and candidates, Arts for LA presents these Arts & Culture Candidate Surveys to promote dialogue around issues related to arts education and its benefits.

Survey responses provided by each candidate are for voter information purposes only. Arts for LA does not endorse candidates seeking office. We are committed to fostering respectful, nonpartisan dialogue about issues relating to arts and culture. For more information, please read about our mission and values or our FAQ.

All eligible candidates were contacted to participate in the survey. If you would like to submit new or revise existing responses, please contact Charlie Jensen at advocate@artsforla.org or 213-225-7580.

The Actors Fund, KCET Artbound, LA2050, and the Social & Public Art Resource Center (SPARC) served as Regional Partners by promoting Arts & Culture Candidate Surveys throughout Los Angeles County.

Voting for Long Beach will be held on Tuesday, April 8.

1 seat is available in this election. Elections are at large; voters may vote for any of the eligible candidates in this election.

For more information on where to vote, visit the Los Angeles County Clerk/Registrar-Recorder’s Office website.

Question 1: What was the most meaningful arts and cultural experience you had growing up?

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Question 2: What do you believe the role of City Council should be in the development and support of the region's cultural infrastructure?

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Question 3: How would you champion modifications to, or expansion of, the city's current funding stream for local arts and culture?

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Question 4: What three things would you do to deepen the city's investment in its creative economy (cultural tourism, indirect and direct jobs, nonprofit and for profit)?

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National Arts & Arts Education Budgets Facing Uphill Battle in Congress

National Arts & Arts Education Budgets Facing Uphill Battle in Congress

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 9:14am

 chartThe President recently released the FY 2015 budget request to Congress, which includes funding for the nation’s cultural agencies and programs. 

Some important items included in the budget: 

 

Help Us Say Thanks at #ArtsDayLA on April 11!

Help Us Say Thanks at #ArtsDayLA on April 11!

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 10:57am

Photo: ArtsDayThis year’s ArtsDay will be held April 11 at Los Angeles City Hall! Please join us for what promises to be a wonderful celebration of arts and culture with our city’s elected leaders.

Mayor Garcetti Invites Ideas from Arts & Culture Community in LA

Mayor Garcetti Invites Ideas from Arts & Culture Community in LA

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 2:29pm
Advocacy Team (if applicable): 

Photo: Mayor's RoundtableMayor Garcetti welcomed over one hundred arts and culture leaders from the Los Angeles area to City Hall today to give him advice, insight, and feedback on how the city should invest and support arts and culture in the coming years.

LA2050 Report Lauds LA's Arts & Culture Vitality

LA2050 Report Lauds LA's Arts & Culture Vitality

Mon, 03/18/2013 - 11:21am
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Photo: LA2050Los Angeles's arts and culture community is the only one of eight indicators "significantly enhanc[ing] human development" in the region, a new report claims.

The Goldhirsh Foundation's recently released "LA2050 Report" examines the overall health of Los Angeles by looking at eight indicators, including education, housing, and public safety.

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. 

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