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A Commitment to the Arts That Will Transform Communities

September 28, 2011 by Luis Ubiñas, President, Ford Foundation Luis Ubiñas. Photo courtesy of the Ford Foundation I am often asked why I have such a deep commitment to the arts. It’s because I see the arts as part of what will deliver us from this time of deep economic and, more importantly, spiritual dislocation. […]

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Quality of Place + Quality of Opportunity = ArtPlace

September 16, 2011 by Carol Coletta, Director, ArtPlace Carol Coletta. Photo courtesy of Ms. Coletta Yesterday, I was honored to announce the establishment of ArtPlace, a consortium of foundations, federal agencies, and financial institutions to drive the revitalization of cities and towns with a new investment model that puts the arts at the center of […]

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