Upcoming Candidate Forums - Updated
We encourage Los Angeles County residents to attend their local candidate forums and show their support for the arts in schools and civic life by posing a question about arts & culture and arts education .
To view a list of upcoming forums please visit our Civic Calender.
Serve as an LA CIty Election Pollworker
Arts for LA encourages artists, arts leaders, and arts supporters to participate in the civic process this spring by serving as a election pollworker.
Santa Monica City Council Candidates Campaign on YouTube
The Santa Monica Mirror reports Santa Monica City Council candidates can now be viewed responding to issues in a YouTube video as part of their election campaigns.
Produced by Santa Monica CityTV, the recordings invite the candidates to respond to a variety of issues facing Santa Monica, including the city's fiscal health, the plight of the homeless, and traffic.
Make Your Voice Count in November!
California Launches Online Voter Registration Site
California recently became the 13th U.S. state to facilitate fully online voter registration.
"Though most states still cannot offer online voter registration, I am thrilled to say the largest state in the nation is ready to roll," Secretary of State Debra Bowen said in a statement announcing the new system.
Arts & Culture a Featured Plank in Democratic Party Platform
Americans for the Arts reported yesterday the Democratic National Party included an "arts and culture" plank in its current year party-wide platform.
Candidate Survey Project Webinar 9/6, 4 pm
Arts education supporters who want to help survey school board candidates this fall can log into a free training webinar hosted by California Alliance for Arts Education on September 6.
Arts for LA to Contribute to CA Candidate Survey Project
Arts for LA will share its annual school district candidate survey results with the California Alliance for Arts Education as part of that organization's statewide movement to get candidates to provide clarity on their arts education philosophies, priorities, and perspectives.