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Jul 2009

Submitted by Ed Spitzberg, E.D. Sitar Arts Center. Click to read the complete FY 2009 and FY 2010 Gap-Closing Narrative by the Office of the City Administrator, Government of the District of Columbia. “The Fy 2009 budget approved by the Council and signed by the Mayor one year ago was a $9.5 billion spending plan,…

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Jul 2009

It’s insane to claim that Artists all have one opinion and all want the same thing. Nevertheless, the debate continues on how to engage the arts as part of public policy, and this articles adds some good opinions. By NIA-MALIKA HENDERSON | 7/8/09 4:42 on Politico.com In Barack Obama, the arts community believed it had…

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Jul 2009

From the Huffington Post, Posted: July 6, 2009 11:25 AM There is frequent discussion about the validity of federal funding for the arts in this nation; most recently, the inclusion of $50 million for employment in the arts in the stimulus package was the source of heated debate. What we really need is a debate…

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15

Jun 2009

Welcome to our new website. In writing this I feel like you are walking into my home: sorry it’s such a mess! I’m currently working with the steering committee exploring options for how we might become a more effective organization. I am incredibly grateful to Big Think Design for providing us with this new site. I approached Big Think because I thought we needed a better website to develop our organization into a more consistent and functional actor in the local political scene. The site is just one of several evolutions happening in the organization.

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