Something's Happening Here: Public/Private Partnerships




Something’s happening here! Our vast region of 88 cities, 81 school districts and approximately 140 (that’s right, 140!) unincorporated areas is transforming once again.



Why I Advocate for Arts Education in Culver City

Advocacy Team (if applicable): 

Sara Adelman   


Sara Adelman, Co-Chair of the Culver City Arts Education Advocacy Team and Partner in Vibrant Production Management, guest blogs about why she got involved without a student in the district.




Arts in the CA Governor's Race: Like it & like doing it.

Tara Scroggings, Emerging Arts Leader


Tara Scroggins, Chair of Los Angeles' Arts in the California Governor's Race and Program Manager at Antioch University, guest blogs about the ACGR campaign.




I've been thinking...

Danielle Brazell, Executive Director of Arts for LAI’ve been thinking….

About why I do what I do. It could feel like a never-ending battle to increase support for the arts in Los Angeles, especially during tough budget cycles.

LAUSD Board Member Steve Zimmer on Arts Education

Steve Zimmer represents Board District 4 on the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education. 




bang Bang BANG: Letitia Ivins on the APAL Mentorship Program

Letitia Ivins


Letitia Ivins, civic art program associate of the Los Angeles County Arts Commission’s Civic Art Program, blogs about Emerging Arts Leaders/LA's APAL mentorship program.




Arts Council for Long Beach: Evolution and Progress


Craig Watson


Craig Watson, Executive Director of the Arts Council for Long Beach, writes about the evolution of the Long Beach Arts Council and becoming a "change agent" in the community.




Looking Back... And Forward

Arts for LA Staff: Camille Schenkkan, Tara Stafford, Danielle BrazellIt's hard to believe it was just four years ago that I was working in the basement of Grand Performances, plugging in the phone lines, building our first website and membership campaign.

A Year Well Spent

Burbank Advocacy Year in Review

Advocacy Team (if applicable): 

At the May 26th Arts for All Progress Report meeting, Burbank Arts Ed Advocacy Team Co-Chair Alexandra Helfrich gave an impressive presentation detailing the great work of the Burbank team this year.  Her speech is below.

"I’d like to share what we learned this year during our partnership with Arts For All.