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New Tool from NASAA: Equity Choice Points!

New Tool from NASAA: Equity Choice Points!

The public sector holds a special responsibility to ensure that the arts enable well-being and prosperity for all in America. Since their inception, state arts agencies have worked to democratize access to the arts. But we have more work to do before we achieve true funding equity for people and places with historically limited resources—especially…

New from NASAA: Inclusive Language Guide

New from NASAA: Inclusive Language Guide

July 28, 2020 As state arts agencies continue to strive toward greater equity for all, it’s important to be sure the language we use with grantees, partners and legislators—and each other—is accessible and inclusive. Constituents who may be coping with acute social, financial and health related struggles appreciate respectful, bias-free interactions, both spoken and written.…

State Policy, the Arts  and COVID-19

State Policy, the Arts and COVID-19

April 21, 2020 Dear NASAA members and advocacy colleagues: I know you all are working overtime to address the immediate needs of artists and arts organizations in your state while also keeping an eye on the long-term effects of COVID-19 on our field. NASAA, likewise, is straddling the present moment and the future outlook. We’re…

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