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Increase Support for Arts Therapies for Servicemembers and Veterans
The arts are essential for the health and well-being of our active duty service members, veterans, their families, and caregivers across the military continuum. The arts promote readiness and resilience from pre-deployment to deployment and provide viable employment...
Urge Congress to Cosponsor the STAR Act
On June 24, 2019, Rep. Alma Adams (D-NC) introduced H.R. 3437, the Saving Transit Art Resources (STAR) Act, which would reinstate flexibility and allow local transit authorities to incorporate art into federally-funded transit projects and facilities. It removes a recent,...
The Arts in Juvenile Justice
UPDATE: In June, the U.S. House passed the FY 2020 Commerce-Justice-Science (CJS) funding bill, including a floor amendment from Chairman Bobby Scott (D-VA) and Ranking Member Virginia Foxx (R-NC) to provide an additional $13 million for local delinquency...
Increase NEA Funding!
UPDATE: On June 25, the U.S. House again rejected President Trump's FY 2020 proposal to eliminate the National Endowments for the Arts (NEA), the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), and other cultural agencies. The House voted to increase FY 2020 funding...
Urge Congress to Cosponsor the CREATE Act
On Arts Advocacy Day, Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM) announced new legislation to strengthen the creative economy to a crowd of over 500 arts advocates. Entitled Comprehensive Resources for Entrepreneurs in the Arts to Transform the Economy (CREATE) Act (S.2648), the comprehensive...