• Labor Policy 2016

    by  • November 2, 2016

    Download the MALC 2016 Labor Policy paper PDF version (528 KB).


    The Massachusetts Artists Leaders Coalition (MALC) is dedicated to empowering artists of all disciplines and promoting the arts, culture, and the creative economy throughout the Commonwealth. We work to ensure artists of all disciplines have a meaningful place at policymaking tables at all...

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    Boston City Council Hearing on Coops, Tuesday, January 24! Save Date!

    by  • January 20, 2017

    Boston City Council Hearing on Coops

    Tuesday, January 24, 2017
    Ianella Room. 5th Floor
    Boston City Hall

    The Boston City Council is holding a hearing on cooperative workplaces and residences. Show your support for cooperatives and ask for the community-owned economy you want to see!

    The event is free and we need you to attend!...

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    Urgent! Time to Take Action to Protect your Copyright (again)!

    by  • January 18, 2017

    Once again, your copyright is under threat. You must respond by January 31 to a short survey created by the Librarian of Congress asking what duties the new Register of Copyright’s primary skills and duties should be. Keep reading to discover why this is not just an innocent request.

    We published the Illustrators Partnership email blast...

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    Urgent Action Needed: Help Save Health Care!

    by  • January 11, 2017

    MALC is a strong supporter of health care reform for our state as well as on the national level. Our statewide health care reform efforts, along with the national effort (the Affordable Care Act/Obama Care), have enabled artists of all disciplines to get needed health care and health care coverage.

    Please take a moment and support the...

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    Greater Boston Writers Resist, Jan. 15

    by  • January 4, 2017

    Artists of all disciplines shape the society in which we live. On Saturday, Jan. 15, artists and residents from across Boston will gather at the Boston Public Library to honor and commit to fighting the good fight.

    According to the Critical Flame:

    “Five days before Donald Trump swears to preserve and protect the Constitution of...

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    Possible Opportunity for local small businesses, craftspeople, and artists with Wynn Boston Harbor

    by  • December 26, 2016

    (via Jill Lacy Griffin, Director of Workforce, Supplier, and Diversity Development, Massachusetts Gaming Commission)

    Wynn Boston Harbor to the Creative Community:

    “Our interior design and purchasing teams encourage artists to attend the January event if interested in working with us.  They should bring portfolios and be able to talk with the purchasing team about their production,...

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    An End of Year Message by MCC Director, Anita Walker

    by  • December 22, 2016

    On behalf of Anita Walker, Massachusetts Cultural Council Director:

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    Be not afeared, the isle is full of noises.  

    The Tempest
    William Shakespeare

    We are a sanctuary for hope. An incubator for social justice. The stewards of our collective memory. The scientific rigor that explains our world,...

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