(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 →
On March 21, 2017, Arts Advocacy Day, Americans for the Arts announced the re-introduction of the Comprehensive Resources for Entrepreneurs in the Arts to Transform the Economy (CREATE) Act whose programs will serve to help the creative economy prosper in every form that impacts our culture.
Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) re-introduced S.661 in the Senate, and...Read more →
Increased Funding is Essential
“’We’re pleased with the much needed increase to State Aid, especially that it comes during a tight budget year” said MBLC Director Dianne Carty. “However, state funding to support libraries is...Read more →
(Press release from the Massachusetts Cultural Council)
Supporters Seek Increase through Budget Amendment
(Boston, MA) – The House Committee on Ways and Means today released a state...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 →
Image: MIT School of Architecture + Planning, (CC by 4.0)
Building a toolbox for nonviolent resistance: MLTalks with Jamila Raqib and Joi...Read more →