MALC has been working since November of 2013 to ensure artists of all disciplines, art, culture, and the creative economy are part of the conversation during this year’s race for Massachusetts governor. That’s when we began work on our policy recommendations paper. Since releasing our paper, we have been fortunate to meet with...Read more →
MALC has been very busy since releasing its policy recommendations challenge for the next governor of our state in February.
We shared our policy recommendations via email with all but one of the 10 individuals running for governor’s office. The MALC Steering Committee also met with 8 of the candidates* running for governor....Read more →
Important Call to Action to Massachusetts Residents with regard to the House Budget (H. 4000) and Budget Process
There is a need for Massachusetts residents to contact their State Representatives to sign on to two key amendments to the House Budget. Please be aware, that in order for your State Representative to cosponsor an amendment, they...Read more →
Tip #2: Know the Staffers, Love the Staffers
They answer the phones, respond to the emails, research (and help write) the legislation, craft the speaking points, and get the coffee. They are the political staffers and they...Read more →
Collage courtesy of Norah Dooley, MALC Steering Committee, story teller, author, gadfly.
The Seventh Annual Artists Under the Dome Event was a smashing success! Held Nov. 13 in the Great Hall of the Massachusetts...Read more →
TIP #1: KNOW THE PLAYERS
Artists can (and should) influence legislation that impacts the artists community and the creative economy. Beneath the golden dome of the Massachusetts State House there are thousands of bills floating around, constant public policy discussions, and even the occasional backroom...Read more →