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Mar 09, 2017

A new report, Culture Shock: The Importance of National Arts Funding to New York City’s Cultural Landscape, released by New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer "argues that eliminating the NEA would have a significant impact on the City, disrupting funding for hundreds of cultural organizations and jeopardizing programs for the millions of New Yorkers they serve. Organizations supported by the NEA have an outsized impact on the city, delivering arts programming and education in scores of neighborhoods, spurring creativity and critical thinking, and providing thousands of jobs to local residents."

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Mar 07, 2017

Americans for the Arts, the leading organization for advancing the arts and arts education in America, today announced Arts Marketing and Audience Engagement in the 21st Century: Building the Capacity of Pennsylvania’s Cultural Sector, a new, five-year initiative to strengthen and advance the arts marketing and audience engagement skills of Pennsylvania-based arts and cultural professionals. The first cohort of participants will start in July 2017.

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Mar 06, 2017

In a March 7, 2017 email message to the nation's mayors, CEO and Executive Director of The United States Conference of Mayors affirmed the mayors' support of the National Endowment for the Arts with the following statement.

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Mar 03, 2017

NJTV News produced a video and article highlighting Americans for the Arts’ efforts to fight for the National Endowment for the Arts, National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

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Mar 01, 2017

As Congress and the Trump Administration prepare the federal budget for Fiscal Year 2018, Americans for the Arts is working to remind our elected officials about the economic importance of federal funding for the arts, specifically through the National Endowment for the Arts. This morning, ads appeared in the New York Post and The Hill newspapers with the bold headline “The Arts Put America to Work.”

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Feb 23, 2017

Americans for the Arts released a statement on the important economic impact of the arts in both supporting American jobs and strengthening our economy. There is clear and welcome message for the President and Congress: because you care about jobs and the economy, you can feel confident about investing in the arts.

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Feb 21, 2017

Christin Crampton Day brings 30 years of professional experience in both the for-profit and nonprofit sectors, as well as a strong background in communications, fundraising, management, and strategic planning, to her new role as Executive Director of CBCA.

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Feb 17, 2017

Americans for the Arts is proud to announce the complete pARTnership Movement essay series, featuring case studies that profile successful business-arts relationships and illustrate eight reasons businesses partner with the arts.

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Feb 16, 2017

On Wednesday, February 15, Americans for the Arts' president and CEO Robert L. Lynch was awarded the JFK Commonwealth Award at the 2017 Commonwealth Awards at the Massachusetts State House in Boston. The inaugural award recognizes Lynch's long career as an arts leader, champion, and ambassador. 

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Feb 15, 2017

24 U.S. Senators, including two GOP members, sent a letter to President Trump outlining their support for the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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