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Fight for the Arts During Arts Advocacy Day on April 25th!

The DC Arts Advocates will be holding its annual Arts Advocacy Day on Saturday, April 25th. This is a large-scale public event, which will encourage DC leaders to integrate the arts and humanities more firmly into urban planning and priorities for funding for FY16.  As you know, cultural institutions play a large role in the economic and social fabric of a city. This day will be dedicated to illuminating that concept for both thought leaders and the general-public. The event

Humanities DC Executive Director Calls on Mayor-Elect Muriel Bowser to Support a Humanities-Enriched DC by Expanding Local Funding

Read the full remarks made by Humanities DC Executive Director Joy Ford Austin before Mayor-Elect Muriel Bowser’s Transition Team below, and the accompanying “Local Dollars for Local Humanities” Position Paper here.   Remarks before the Arts & the Creative Economy Co-Chairs and Transition Committee of Mayor-Elect Muriel Bowser 12/10/2014 Good afternoon. I am Joy Ford Austin, Executive Director of Humanities DC formerly Humanities Council of Washington, DC. I was pleased to submit a letter and position paper to Mr. Bowser and

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