Advocacy and Public Policy

April 30, 2009 by admin
All progress is precarious, and the solution of one problem brings us face to face with another problem. —Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Strength to Love, 1963 Read More...
April 30, 2009 by admin
Bill Ivey chaired the National Endowment for the Arts from 1998 through 2001, directed the Country Music Foundation from 1971 to 1998, and was twice elected chairman of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. He presently serves as founding director of the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise, and Public Policy at Vanderbilt University. Read More...
April 30, 2009 by admin
Claudine Brown wants us to shore ourselves up with knowledge and examples of how much arts and culture are linked to everything we do. With this in mind, she offers us her own kit bag of reasons for sustaining arts and culture programs—and it's a big bag. Read More...
April 30, 2009 by admin
Historical data do not mean anything in this situation. There is no blueprint and there is no network. We are doing the best we can with a combination of hard facts and intuition. Every line item is up for grabs; every $1,000 is material. How we feel about it all depends on which newspaper we read that morning. —Managing Director, large performing arts group Introduction Read More...
April 30, 2009 by admin
The following piece is excerpted from the second of a two-part article written for the Community Arts Network, “The New New Deal.” Part one, published in December 2008, was titled, “the New New Deal: Public Service Jobs for Artists.” It described some of the things artists could do with public-service jobs. This excerpt is from part two, published February 24, 2009, “A New WPA for Artists: How and Why.” In this excerpt, Goldbard takes up the question of “why,” what are all the good reasons to support a new WPA for artists. Read More...
April 30, 2009 by admin
2007, 56 pages. Urban Institute, 2100 M Street NW, Washington, D.C., 20037, 202-833-7200, www.urban.org http://www.urban.org/UploadedPDF/1001176_asd_case.pdf Read More...
September 30, 2008 by admin
2008, 326 pages. Published by New Village Press, PO Box 3049 Oakland, CA, 94609, 
(510) 420-1361, www.newvillagepress.net Read More...
September 30, 2008 by admin
2008, 16 pages. Arts Education Partnership, One Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 700, Washington, D.C., 20001, (202) 408-8081, www.aep-arts.org www.aep-arts.org/publications/ Read More...
September 30, 2008 by admin
2007, 44 pages. Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, 2233 University Avenue West, Suite 355, St. Paul, Minnesota, 55144, (651) 251-0868, www.mncitizensforthearts.org http://mncitizensforthearts.org/wp-content/uploads/2008/03/interioronlyfinal.pdf Read More...
September 30, 2008 by admin
2007, 16 pages. Americans for the Arts, 1000 Vermont Avenue, NW, 6th Floor, Washington, D.C., 20005, (202) 371-2830, www.artsusa.org Read More...