(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...Read more →
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:
This important step is necessary so that amendments attached to the FY2018 budget to...Read more →
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 →
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...Read more →
Fifty Nifty, an MIT Media Lab project, is a grassroots challenge to participate in democracy by building a network of friends that make calls to congresspeople in all 50 states.
Actively calling your Congresspeople is THE most effective way to make your voice heard!
“Live phone calls are the best way to directly...Read more →
The USDAC is calling on all artists, creative organizers, and concerned citizens to join together on April 4th, 2017, to draw inspiration from and breathe new life into the prophetic words of Dr....Read more →
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...Read more →
DigBoston, the “one-stop nexus for everything worth doing or knowing in the Boston area,” is reaching out to working artists within that very area.
The publication, which focuses on arts, entertainment, news, and lifestyle, has released an online survey for working artists. DigBoston is exploring an expansion of its arts section...Read more →