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Sign the National Petition to Keep the Arts Alive in Education Reform

Sign the National Petition to Keep the Arts Alive in Education Reform

The House will begin today on a series of education reform amendments to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) reauthorization. FULL STORY

The Hill: ‘An investment in the arts is an investment in economic growth’

The Hill: ‘An investment in the arts is an investment in economic growth’

An argument for funding the arts and arts education from Arts Action Fund member, Camellia Termini. FULL STORY

Countdown to Arts Advocacy Day, Part 2

Countdown to Arts Advocacy Day, Part 2

Featuring Arts Advocacy Days in Maryland and Kentucky. FULL STORY

Four Lessons about Partnership from Other Social Causes

Four Lessons about Partnership from Other Social Causes

What can we learn from advocates outside of the arts? FULL STORY

Countdown to Arts Advocacy Day, Part 1

Countdown to Arts Advocacy Day, Part 1

Featuring advocacy events with the Iowa Alliance for Arts Education and The South Carolina Arts Alliance. FULL STORY

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Learn the Basics

Why Does NEA Funding Matter?
You might be surprised – in 2010 alone the National Endowment for the Arts had a budget of $167.5 million to ensure that the arts are brought to all Americans in all 50 states. Find out how this federal money ends up in your community.

Legislative Budget Process
Timing is important when you want to talk to your legislators about the importance of funding the arts and arts education. Learn how the budget process works.

National Arts Education Advocacy Statement

The Arts Education Working Group, a coalition of national arts and arts education advocacy organizations including the Americans for the Arts Action Fund, invites state and local organizations to join the movement to keep the arts in public schools.