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Call to Action: Proposed Funding Cuts for Oregon Arts & Culture

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We are reaching out today to urgently ask you to advocate for Oregon’s cultural sector.

Next week on Monday, August 10th a special session has been called to rebalance the state’s budget due to the impacts of COVID-19. The session will include proposed General Fund cuts to the arts of over $300,000, and specific cuts to the Cultural Resource Economic Fund (CREF)/lottery funded capital projects over $300,000. These projects include several significant historic and present-day community treasures that have relied on state commitments and that enrich our state for the future.

We need our advocates and members to urge Oregon’s legislature to reject these proposed cuts before Monday, August 10th. Please TAKE ACTION today by emailing the Oregon legislature. The form on our website will send your message to the legislators within your district based on your address.

Oregon’s arts, culture, heritage and humanities are critical to our recovery

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Arts Alliance of Southern Oregon meeting- June 23! Mark your calendars and please attend!

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Greetings! Please join us for the next Arts Alliance of Southern Oregon meeting Monday, June 23, 2014 from 2:00 – 4:00 P.M. at the Southern Oregon Guild in Kerby. The Gallery & Art Center is located on the RCC Kerby Campus, 24353 Redwood Hwy, Kerby, OR. http://southernoregonguild.org/ We are thrilled to have such a strong alliance with the arts community from Jackson and Josephine Counties. We look forward to this next meeting to build upon the work we have done over the last year. Our mission: Arts Alliance of Southern Oregon is an organization of artists, arts organizations, arts advocates, and the public, dedicated to building a strong, creative and sustainable Southern Oregon arts community. During the April meeting, we came up with an outline and general timeline through 2016 for creating a campaign for the arts. The outline includes plans to hire a grant writer, acquire grant funding, and

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Arts Alliance of Southern Oregon meeting- June 23! Mark your calendars and please attend!

Greetings! Please join us for the next Arts Alliance of Southern Oregon meeting Monday, June 23, 2014 from 2:00 – 4:00 P.M. at the Southern Oregon Guild in Kerby. The Gallery & Art Center is located on the RCC Kerby Campus, 24353 Redwood Hwy, Kerby, OR. http://southernoregonguild.org/ We are thrilled to have such a strong alliance with the arts community from Jackson and Josephine Counties. We look forward to this next meeting to build upon the work we have done over the last year. Our mission: Arts Alliance of Southern Oregon is an organization of artists, arts organizations, arts advocates, and the public, dedicated to building a strong, creative and sustainable Southern Oregon arts community. During the April meeting, we came up with an outline and general timeline through 2016 for creating a campaign for the arts. The outline includes plans to hire a grant writer, acquire grant funding, and

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