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Think This Isn’t an Election Year? Think Again. (from Arts Watch)

Most anyone involved with an advocacy effort will tell you that it is a year-round process. This process is primarily focused on state legislatures or Congress. When these bodies are not in session, advocates know it is crucial to remain engaged with representatives’ offices and staff; to constantly cultivate relationships which can benefit the advocacy […]

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Mayors, Higher Education, & The Arts

Institutions of higher education and the communities in which they reside must be collaborators, and they must mutually seek beneficial ways to partner. Nowhere is this more critical than the arts. Put another way, the arts in higher education must be part of and inseparably linked to, and woven into, the fabric of the community […]

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