Advocating for the Arts

Art is Essential
Alameda County Arts Commission

The Alameda County Arts Commission supports all art forms such as music, dance, visual arts, literature, theater, film and video, traditional crafts and folk arts, and new media.

Americans for the Arts 

Looking for facts and figures to make your case for the arts? Check out these resources: Facts & Figures to Make Your Case – View NEA grants by Congressional District, and our Arts Advocacy Day Handbook.. 2020 Congressional Arts Handbook – Learn about the latest arts issues, check out your legislators’ voting records and find the research to make your case.


Anti-Racism Resources

As a statewide advocacy organization, Californians for the Arts will address the inequities that have led to this chronic state of fear, hate and oppression. We will work to ensure that resources are directed to actions that undo years of economic, social, and cultural disparity in our state and in our country.

COVID-19 Resources

Californians for the Arts advocates on the state and federal level for resources to support the creative industries during this public health and economic crisis.

Californians for the Arts

Californians for the Arts is the only comprehensive, multidisciplinary organization focused on advancing and building public awareness of the value and impact of arts, culture and creativity across California.

Economic Impact of the Arts: Recent Reports

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