Free Arts Advocacy Workshop Offered


If the state of arts advocacy makes you tighten your jaw and clench your fists, relax — there’s something you can do about it. The New York City Arts Coalition is offering a free Arts Advocacy Workshop specifically designed

for those who have not taken part in advocacy or feel they need to improve or refresh their skills and information. It will focus on the City and State processes, and will also provide current information about both the City and State budgets and legislative issues impacting on the cultural sector.

Attendees will be given opportunities to ask questions, and explore their concerns.

If you, or your organization has not been actively involved in advocating for more public funding, or addressing legislative issues, in the past few years, this is an opportunity to quickly learn how to do so both effectively and credibly. Remember, you are your own best lobbyist when it comes to what you want legislators to hear. No one knows better than you what you do and its value.

Here are the details:

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Arts Advocacy Workshop
Thurs., Feb. 11, 9-11am
225 W. 34th St., Suite 1112

This advocacy workshop is co-hosted by the New York City Arts Coalition and The Center for Arts Education, and will be held at the latter’s conference room.

You must RSVP by email to no later than March 9.

If you have questions or need additional information, contact Norma Munn or call (212) 246-3788.

Presenters are: Norma Munn, Chair, New York City Arts Coalition, and Doug Israel, Director of Research and Policy, The Center for Arts Education.