Leticia Buckley

Leticia Buckley Named CEO of LA Plaza de Cultura Y Artes

February 22, 2022
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

February 14, 2022
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).
Art Consultant Prequalified List

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis Appointed to Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Board of Trustees by President Biden

January 31, 2022
President Joseph R. Biden has appointed Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis to the Board of Trustees at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, commonly referred to as the Kennedy Center. The Kennedy Center, the living memorial to President John F. Kennedy, is this country’s national cultural center—as a presenter, it hosts world-class performing arts that are made available to the broadest possible constituencies, and as an agency, it delivers powerful arts education opportunities nationwide.

Announcing the 2021-22 CIAG Grantees

July 21, 2021
LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF ARTS AND CULTURE ANNOUNCES ‘COMMUNITY IMPACT ARTS GRANT’ AWARDS FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE AND SOCIAL SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS
Arts And Culture Needs Assessment | RFP

Implementation of Countywide Cultural Policy Begins

July 13, 2021
Department of Arts and Culture Begins Implementation of Countywide Cultural Policy First Step Is a Needs Assessment, Documenting Where LA County Currently Invests in Arts and Culture, and Where Increased Equity is Necessary
Make or Break: Race and Ethnicity in Entry-Level Compensation for Arts Administrators in Los Angeles County

Make or Break: Race and Ethnicity in Entry-Level Compensation for Arts Administrators in Los Angeles County

May 14, 2021
Make or Break: Race and Ethnicity in Entry-Level Compensation for Arts Administrators in Los Angeles County is a study of compensation for entry-level arts administrators in Los Angeles County and reveals troubling disparities between those who identify as Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) and their White counterparts.
"Reflections on the Past, Present & Future of Los Nietos" by Louise Griffin

Arts And Culture 2020 And Beyond

December 07, 2020
What began as a health crisis has become an economic crisis and a moment of reckoning for racial justice. Since mid-March, systemic and structural inequities across LA County have become more visible than ever before.
AB5 Resource List

Resources on AB5

January 28, 2020
A short list of resources relating to California Assembly Bill 5 (AB5).

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Leticia Buckley

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

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).

Art Consultant Prequalified List

President Joseph R. Biden has appointed Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis to the Board of Trustees at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, commonly referred to as the Kennedy Center. The Kennedy Center, the living memorial to President John F. Kennedy, is this country’s national cultural center—as a presenter, it hosts world-class performing arts that are made available to the broadest possible constituencies, and as an agency, it delivers powerful arts education opportunities nationwide.

LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF ARTS AND CULTURE ANNOUNCES ‘COMMUNITY IMPACT ARTS GRANT’ AWARDS FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE AND SOCIAL SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS

The Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture (Arts and Culture) has announced $750,000 in grant awards for 63 nonprofit social justice and social service organizations and city departments, as a part of its Community Impact Arts Grant (CIAG) program.

"Reflections on the Past, Present & Future of Los Nietos" by Louise Griffin

What began as a health crisis has become an economic crisis and a moment of reckoning for racial justice. Since mid-March, systemic and structural inequities across LA County have become more visible than ever before.

Pentimento by Erin Shie Palmer

A report about the implementation of a new eligibility requirement for the Organizational Grant Program that requires all grantees to submit a statement, policy, or plan outlining their commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and access as part of their applications.

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