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.
On May 8, the Santa Monica City Council added an “arts and culture” goal area to its Sustainable City Plan, becoming the first city in California to include cultural indicators as part of an overall evaluation of sustainability.
Through inclusion of this goal area, Santa Monica resolves to:
Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District (SMMUSD) will host the next Arts for All meeting on Wednesday, March 7th at 7:00pm. Suggested arrival time is 6:30pm. The meeting will take place in the Board Room of SMMUSD District Office, 2nd floor, 1651 16th St., Santa Monica, 90404.
Any school event—especially those that involve parents, students and teachers—provides opportunities to build public will to maintain arts education within public schools.
In Santa Monica-Malibu USD, for example, the annual Stairway of the Stars event has become an invaluable reminder of the power of the district’s renowned music education programs.
The Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District Arts for All Committee and Arts Education Advocacy Team invite the community to attend their next meeting on Wednesday, January 18th, from 6:00 to 715pm. The meeting will be held in the Board Room at the SMMUSD District Office, 1651 16th St., Santa Monica 90404.
Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District’s new superintendent was introduced to the Santa Monica-Malibu Arts Education Advocacy Team and the District Advisory Council (DAC) Wednesday night at the school district's office.
Congratulations to the residents of the City of Santa Monica for the passage of measures Y and YY. Measure Y will bring $12 million dollars annually to the City’s general fund. Measure YY stipulates that half of the money received from measure Y will go to Santa Monica- Malibu Unified School District (SMMUSD).
Santa Monica Malibu Unified School DistrictArts for All Committee -- Arts Education Advocacy Team
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 -- 6:00 to 7:15 PM
Board Room, SMMUSD District Office1651 16th St., Santa Monica 90404
Arts for All is an arts education project of the LA County Arts Commission. 49 of the 81 school districts in LA County are now participating. SMMUSD has been an Arts for All school district since 2003, and each elementary school in the district has an Arts for All teacher liaison. The meetings are open to the public.