Arts Now Communities

Arts Now Communities receive leadership development, strategic assistance and communications tools from the California Alliance to support coalition building, strategic planning and arts education advocacy. Now in over thirty California communities, these coalitions convene business partners, community, arts and parent organizations to stand together for quality, accessible arts education for all students. Below are the most recent blogs from Arts Now Communities. For more information contact Robin Hampton

  • Webinar: Introduction to Arts Now Communities (formerly the Local Advocacy Network). Slides.


Coalition Blog



Sacramento's coalition is just starting out! 

Look for more details soon. 

For now, visit our friends at For Arts' Sake . 



Meeting Notes from Feb. 23, 2011 leadership meeting

Our first meeting for the Placentia-Yorba Linda Alliance for Arts Education Leadership Team took place on February 23, 2011 at 3:30 in the afternoon.


Do you have a passion for the arts and believe that an integrated arts education is essential for our children? Are you concerned that our children may not learn the creative skills necessary to compete in today's business world if arts education is eliminated?


The HB Alliance for Arts Education is seeking parent volunteers from each school in the Huntington Beach and Ocean View districts to serve as Arts Advocates. The Advocates will:

I'm a Recording Engineer at a School

I started a recording studio for teens in my home in 2005.  After recording 400 teens (and many of them returning several times) I was able to join a public school to offer my services.

Link to Today's Paper Courtesy of Henrietta

Not all candidates are aware of some of the cuts to the arts in our area nor has there been enough support of current high school arts requirements to have one full year of a fine art and the need for fine arts class as an entrance requirement into the UC or CSU educational systems, etc.....  I think this is something that we can all work to insure the best informed and qualified candidates.