March: Professional Development Newsletter

Professional Development Newsletter: March, 2022

March 18, 2022
The March professional development newsletter contains opportunities for grantees and individuals. It was sent out on Friday, March 18.
Second Supervisorial District Arts And Culture Recovery Grant

Second District Recovery Grants Awarded to 80 Organizations

March 01, 2022 Announcements, Funding, Grants
To support nonprofits in South and Central Los Angeles as they recover from COVID-19 losses, the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture has awarded grants to 80 nonprofit organizations in the $1M Second Supervisorial District Recovery Grant.
February Newsletter

Arts and Culture Newsletter: February, 2022

February 28, 2022
I want to first acknowledge February's Black History Month and all our Black-identifying colleagues, communities, artists, and grantees who bring their experience, change agency, and cultural contributions to the LA County field I am so proud to work in.…
Communications Consultant RFP

Arts Ed Newsletter: February

February 28, 2022
Schools and school districts play an essential role in ensuring that young people grow up with the arts. But changing public education so that ALL schools provide arts instruction for ALL students is a tall order. With this goal, the LA County Board of Supervisors launched the Arts Education Collective in 2002 with just five school district partners. Today, the Arts Ed Collective includes 74 of LA County’s 81 school districts, plus five charter school networks, each working to expand arts learning for students in all of their schools. Yet, the work is not done…
Pamela Bright-Moon

Pamela Bright-Moon: Commissioner Spotlight

February 26, 2022 Announcements
Pamela Bright-Moon’s journey in the arts may have started behind the scenes in television but she now finds herself centered in something much broader—the intersection of arts, community, government, and advocacy.
Matt Agustin

Matt Agustin: Staff Spotlight

February 26, 2022 Announcements
Arts Education Research Associate Matt Agustin grew up in Lakewood, California, which is nestled against Long Beach and other gateway cities to Orange County—he is proud of and will never give up his "562" area code. He says that Filipinx-American families love pop music, basketball, church, and food—and his was no different.
Leticia Buckley

Leticia Buckley Named CEO of LA Plaza de Cultura Y Artes

Longtime arts advocate Leticia Rhi Buckley has been named the new CEO of downtown Los Angeles’ LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes. Buckley brings nearly 30 years of experience at arts, communications, and entertainment organizations to the Latina/Latino museum and cultural center. She succeeds the retiring CEO John Echeveste, and moves into the new post as LA Plaza celebrates its 10-year anniversary.
Sandra Hahn

Sandra Hahn Joins Arts Commission

The Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture (Arts and Culture) has announced artist, business owner, and community organizer Sandra Hahn has joined its Arts Commission, the LA County Board of Supervisors’ longstanding advisory body for the arts. The Commission seats 15 members, diverse arts community leaders chosen by the Board of Supervisors to represent each of the five districts in the County. Hahn was appointed by Supervisor to the Fourth District, Janice Hahn (no relation).