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July Member Spotlight
During the month of July, our Member Spotlight features SouthArts. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, South Arts is a nonprofit regional arts organization empowering artists, organizations, and communities, and increasing access to arts and culture. They support and celebrate the artistry of their region with grants and fellowships for artists, communities, and organizations. Learn about their work here.
The President’s Blog: Introducing the new GIA Reader
In his most recent President's Blog, Eddie Torres discusses the launch of the new GIA Reader and realizing GIA’s vision for the future. Read the full blog here.
2022 GIA Conference Dual Track
As we prepare to host the 2022 annual conference online and in NYC, we are both excited and cautious about re-emerging into the world collectively following months of stay-at-home orders and extra precautions to keep ourselves and each other safe and healthy. For the first time, the GIA conference will feature dual tracks, allowing attendees to participate in-person or virtually.

We welcome everyone to join the 2022 GIA Conference from wherever is most suitable for their needs and comfort. More details on the schedule of events and speakers will be available throughout the summer. Learn more about how to register here.
Join GIA at the United Philanthropy Forum Conference this Month
GIA President & CEO, Eddie Torres, joins the 2022 United Philanthropy Forum conference as a keynote speaker in Seattle. The conference will be held from July 18-20, join us! Learn more about the conference and how to participate in-person or virtually here.
South Arts
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News from the Field
ICYMI: Fuck Yall’s Juneteenth Celebrations
"Here we go again. It’s a year later and we’re back where we started," said author and Founding Director of Women of Color in the Arts Kaisha Johnson. "It’s so disheartening, although not surprising, to see historically and predominantly white arts organizations and cultural institutions pulling out all the stops (and red flags) to acknowledge Juneteenth this year"…
New Fund: Justice-Involved Youth Arts Programs
"The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention at the U.S. Department of Justice released new funds to develop, enhance or expand art programs for justice-involved youth. The purpose of Arts Programs for Justice-Involved Youth is to support collaborations between arts-based organizations and juvenile justice systems that focus on current and previous justice-involved youth, including Tribal and Indigenous youth, to reduce juvenile delinquency, recidivism, and/or other problem and high-risk behaviors"…

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