A Shout-Out to Emerging Professionals Everywhere

     Gretchen Reyes 



Arts for LA intern Gretchen Reyes blogs on the challenges and rewards of entering the art world. 



Unpacking the Advocacy Suitcase

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"I Am," It Said: The Saving of Public Barnsdall

Marlan Warren guest-blogs for Arts for LA



Guest blogger Marlan Warren talks about her experiences with the Barnsdall Art Park campaign, and what the future might hold for the beloved cultural facilities.





'Tis the Season


Danielle Brazell blogs on what Budget Season 2011 may have in store, and what we can do to be a part of the solution.


Danielle Brazell at City Hall

The Emerging Leader Council: Camille Goes to DC

Emerging Arts Leaders Council



Camille Schenkkan recently attended the Winter Meeting of the National Emerging Leader Council through Americans for the Arts.





Natalie Franco: The Power of Photography

Natalie Franco, Photographer


Photographer, LA City Advocacy Team member and teacher Natalie Franco guest blogs on how a youth photography class can change a life. 

Her blog is illustrated with her photographs from one of the youth classes she teaches.




Gearing up... Preparing for the Unknown


The other night I had the opportunity to participate in a convening in the 2010 Bravo Forum. A program of the Music Center of Los Angeles County, the Forum's theme was Empowering Educators as Advocates for Arts Education.

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.



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.