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Georgia Arts Advocates in Action

Here is a first-hand account of the Georgia Arts March by by Daniel Summers, Marketing Director at the Center for Puppetry Arts. The march was an important element of the recent fight to retain public funding for the arts in Georgia. The Metro At...more

advocacy   May 26, 2010 • Views:3665 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

The Butcher's Knife to Music Ed in Detroit

 From NewMusicBox.org comes a piece by George Shirely that will just break your heart.   This shocking document reveals clearly the disaster that awaits Detroit's school population come next fall when these layoffs and "r...more

education   artists   advocacy   Jun 9, 2010 • Views:11356 • Comments: 0


 
 

Net Neutrality

 What is Net Neutrality? What are the potential impacts? What does the future Internet look like? This series of interviews on Blackboard Jungle with ethnomusicologist Wayne Marshall, media studies professor Brian McCormick, Eliz...more

technology   advocacy   Nov 5, 2010 • Views:5442 • Comments: 0


 

If You're Not at the Table, You're Probably on the Menu

Transitions of Leadership in Government: An Opportunity for Influence   As numerous new governors, mayors, and other elected officials prepare to assume office in this post election season, an important window of opportunity exists for arts le...more

advocacy   Nov 12, 2010 • Views:3704 • Comments: 0


 

Let's Infiltrate the Chamber of Commerce

Barry Hessenius, former Director of the California Arts Council and author of Hardball Lobbying for Nonprofits: Real Advocacy for Nonprofits in the New Century, proposes widespread arts organization membership and involvement in Chambers of Comm...more

advocacy   Nov 15, 2010 • Views:2676 • Comments: 0


 

Urgent: Take Action After Proposed Deep Cuts to the NEA

Proposed Cuts to National Endowment for the Arts Budget are Worst in 16 Years From Americans for the Arts, Posted February 11, 2011 BREAKING NEWS – Arts Being Cut Further The situation in the House is getting out of control....more

advocacy   Feb 15, 2011 • Views:6807 • Comments: 0


 

NEA Facing Deep Budget Cuts: Take Action Today

An Update from the Americans for the Arts Arts Action Fund [If you are not yet a member of this important group, join now -- it's free, and the more members that can be cited by the group, the more powerful it will be in representing a large n...more

advocacy   Feb 16, 2011 • Views:6568 • Comments: 0


 
 

NET NEUTRALITY SETBACK

While the world remains focused on the Middle East where the Internet has been used to organize historic protests in the name of universal freedoms, House lawmakers voted Thursday night to prevent the Federal Communications Commission from implemen...more

technology   advocacy   Feb 18, 2011 • Views:5011 • Comments: 0


 

TCG on the National Endowment for the Arts

  Keep current by regularly visiting the Advocacy section of the TCG website. This was such a useful post from Theatre Communications Group that the text is provided below in its entirety. More On NEA Advocacy by Laurie Bas...more

advocacy   Feb 16, 2011 • Views:3619 • Comments: 0


 
 

Arts Education Funding Cut in Two-Week Federal Budget Fix

  Photo caption: Nina Ozlu Tunceli, Executive Director, Americans for the Arts Action Fund and Chief Counsel of Government and Public Affairs for Americans for the Arts Posted on the Arts Action Fund of Americans for the Arts website ...more

advocacy   education   Mar 9, 2011 • Views:9687 • Comments: 0