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Posts about Advocacy

March 2018

3.23.18
Ann Wicks
On March 12-13, 2018, I joined a passionate delegate of arts professionals from across the country for Arts Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C. to remind our legislators of the importance of federal...Read more »

November 2017

11.20.17
Sarah Kelley
NEFA advances the art in YOUR world and values the impacts of the arts in our collective community. Donate to NEFA's Annual Fund Now, more than ever before, it is important for all of us who support...Read more »

October 2017

10.16.17
Cathy Edwards
This week, the U.S. Senate appropriations committee will look at spending, including the budget for the National Endowment for the Arts. The House recommended a $5M decrease in NEA funding, while...Read more »

September 2017

9.27.17
Meena Malik
An unprecedented number of API (Asian Pacific Islander) theater artists gathered in November 2015 in response to the persistent practice of racial impersonation in American theater. From this...Read more »

April 2017

4.27.17
Nicholas Medvescek
CreativeGround is filled with eye-catching profiles, but this collection of artists, creative businesses, and cultural nonprofits really grabbed our attention. In addition to their excellent profiles...Read more »

March 2017

3.29.17
Daniela Jacobson
It’s more critical than ever to share the value of the arts. As part of the reporting process for our National Endowment for the Arts funded programs, New England States Touring (NEST) and...Read more »

February 2017

2.8.17
Cathy Edwards
Dear NEFA friends, Many NEFA constituents have reached out to us with questions and concerns related to recent news reports about the possible elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts and...Read more »