• Calls to Action

    Artists, protect copyright: Urge your Representative to Vote “Yes” on H.R. 1695

    by  • April 25, 2017 • Calls to Action, Legislation, News

    (via the Illustrators Partnership of America)

    Artists and advocates should act now to protect the future of copyright!

    Congress is considering a new bill to change the way the head of the Copyright Office is appointed. It scheduled for a Rule’s Committee meeting today and will likely be voted on by the House in the next few days. From there...

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    Reminder: Take 10 minutes to contact your State Rep to restore MA Arts and Humanities funding

    by  • April 12, 2017 • Calls to Action, Legislation, News

    Time is very short (Thursday noon) to ask your state representative to sign on to amendments currently submitted by concerned legislators to restore much needed arts, humanities and science funding to the proposed FY2018 budget.

    Find out how to make that call/email here:
    http://artistsunderthedome.org/malc/news/time-advocate-amendments-house-budget/

    This important step is necessary so that amendments attached to the FY2018 budget to...

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    Time to Advocate for Amendments to the House Budget!

    by  • April 11, 2017 • Calls to Action, Legislation, News

    Calling All Advocates!

    Now that the MA House of Representatives has released its proposed FY2018 budget, it’s important to advocate now for funding increases for our arts and cultural institutions. Making calls to your representative takes minimal time and effort, and the upside is, they’ll be so glad to hear from you!

    See our recent FY2018 budget posts Read more →

    Urgent Action Needed To Protect Health Care

    by  • March 23, 2017 • Calls to Action, News

    UPDATE: The legislation was pulled on Friday afternoon (March 24th) and thus defeated (for now) THANK YOU to all who advocated!!

    From the ACT Coalition:

    We expect the U.S. House of Representatives to vote on the American Health Care Act tonight. We still have an opportunity to stop this harmful...

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    Action Needed On Trump Budget

    by  • March 16, 2017 • Calls to Action, News

    As expected, the Trump proposed budget is very bad news for arts and culture. It proposes to eliminate all federal funding for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), National Public Radio  (NPR), the Institute of Museums and Library Services, and many many...

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