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Arts and Culture Newsletter: September, 2021

September 30, 2021
As we work together toward recovery in the creative sector, it is important to celebrate the wins. I am thrilled to share the news that this month the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors adopted the new Public Art in Private Development ordinance. More than two decades in the making, the new ordinance authored by Chair Hilda L. Solis allocates 1% of private commercial, industrial, and residential development project to fund four categories of public art, cultural facilities, conservation, and arts and cultural programs…
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Arts and Culture Awards 41 School Districts Grants to Advance Arts Education

September 28, 2021 Announcements, Arts Education, Grants, Press
LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF ARTS AND CULTURE AWARDS GRANTS TO 41 SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO ADVANCE ARTS EDUCATION Funded by Philanthropy, Grants Total $867,700 and Support Projects Ranging from Professional Development to Social Emotional Learning in the Arts
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Public Art in Private Development Ordinance Passes

The LA County Board of Supervisors voted today to adopt the Public Art in Private Development (PAPD) ordinance to expand arts and cultural resources for County residents. The ordinance allocates a 1% fee from the building valuation of eligible private sector commercial, industrial, and residential development projects, excluding affordable housing, in unincorporated areas of the County to fund public art, cultural facilities, conservation, and artistic and cultural services and programs within the project’s site area.
Patrisse Cullors

Patrisse Cullors Joins the Arts Commission

September 01, 2021 Announcements, Communications, Press
Artist, best-selling author, and community organizer Patrisse Cullors has joined its Arts Commission, the LA County Board of Supervisors’ longstanding advisory body for the arts.
Creative Strategist | WDACS Multi-Year Residency

Professional Development Newsletter: August, 2021

August 05, 2021 Professional Development
The August professional development newsletter contains opportunities for grantees and individuals. It was sent out on August 5, 2021.

Board of Supervisors Allocates Over $22 Million for Arts and Creative Recovery

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has allocated over $22 million for arts and creative recovery from its American Rescue Act (ARP) Phase One spending plan. These one-time funds will address six crucial needs in the arts and culture sector.
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Arts and Culture Newsletter: July, 2021

July 30, 2021
As we all continue to navigate the shifting COVID-19 terrain and our road to recovery, I want to take a moment to acknowledge my gratitude to all of you for your resilience as we protect and uplift and arts and creative sector. One of our critical roles in that work is investing in LA County’s cultural life through our grantees and program partners, and there are several points of light on that front recently…
Leticia Buckley

Leticia Buckley Joins Arts Commission

July 29, 2021 Announcements, Press
Leticia Rhi Buckley has joined its Arts Commission, LA County’s longstanding advisory body for the arts. The Commission seats 15 members, who are diverse arts community leaders chosen by the Board of Supervisors to represent each of the five districts in the County. Buckley was appointed by Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair, Supervisor Hilda L. Solis.

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