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.

Guest blog: Laura Zucker on Ten Years of Arts for All in Los Angeles County


Laura Zucker blogs about how Arts for All stays ahead of the curve.



This post originally appeared on Americans for the Arts's ARTSblog on August 10, 2012.  We thank Americans for the Arts for allowing us to repost it for our readers in Los Angeles County.

Why the Arts Do Not Need to March: Activating Audiences for Advocacy




Abe Flores blogs about why the arts do not need to march.







Better By Design: Art, Narrative, and Creating Patience in Amusement Parks

Charlie with a scrap artist's version of Bumblebee




Charlie Jensen on blogs how creative innovations in amusement park lines leverage creativity to foster happiness and profit.







How We Trust in Each Other

Charlie with a scrap artist's version of Bumblebee 




Charlie Jensen blogs about how Angelenos promote trust by gathering in public spaces.





Advocacy Is Leadership

Executive Director Danielle Brazell blogs about how identifying problems isn't enough—leaders must collaborate to create solutions as well.





LA: Past, Present, and the Future's Present Past

Charlie with a scrap artist's version of Bumblebee 




Charlie Jensen blogs about Art Walk, LA architecture, and the city's ghosts.





Young Leaders are the Arts' Best Advocates




Abe Flores blogs about why young leaders are your best advocates.







“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader” - John Quincy Adams