• Posts Tagged ‘Massachusetts’

    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!

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    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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    Public Comment on State Education Plan Open Until March 9th

    by  • February 27, 2017 • Calls to Action, Policy

    Earlier this month, the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) released its Massachusetts Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) State Plan detailing what determines a successful school in the Commonwealth.

    Arts education accessibility and participation for grades K-12 is included as a foundational element of every child’s curriculum. The artists community appreciates the hard...

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    A joint letter from Boston art museum directors

    by  • February 25, 2017 • Issues, News

    The following joint letter was posted Feb. 24, 2016, to friends and supporters of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, the MIT List Visual Arts Center, the Institute of Contemporary Art, the Harvard Art Museums, and the Museum of Fine Arts. Please forward to your friends and networks:

    As directors of Boston’s art museums, we serve...

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