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NEW! State Arts Agency Equity Strategies

NEW! State Arts Agency Equity Strategies

September 30, 2021 A common mission among state arts agencies is to serve all residents of their state or jurisdiction. To this end, many state arts agencies are taking intentional actions to dismantle barriers to support and make their policies, programs and services more equitable and accessible. Each state and jurisdiction is different, and will…

National League of Cities: Creativity Sparks Economic Renewal

National League of Cities: Creativity Sparks Economic Renewal

September 24, 2021 Greetings to NASAA colleagues: We all know the arts have a critical role to play in postpandemic economic recovery. While recent boosts to state funding for the arts are encouraging, we know they won’t be sustained unless policymakers receive consistent and credible messages about how the arts strengthen our economy, our workforce…

NASAA Announces Anti-Bias Training for State Arts Agencies

NASAA Announces Anti-Bias Training for State Arts Agencies

August 24, 2021 NASAA is proud to announce a new professional development initiative designed exclusively for state arts agencies and regional arts organizations: Anti-Bias Training for State Arts Agencies. As representatives of government organizations, state arts agency staff and council members have a special responsibility to recognize and reduce bias as we pursue our public…

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