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Awarding Grants to 40 School to Advance Arts Education

The Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture has announced that grants totaling $811,600 will be awarded to 40 Los Angeles County school districts.

A Reflection During COVID-19 On The Importance of Arts Education Access

April 27, 2020 Arts Education
Maritza Lopez, a second-year student at UCLA and former member of the inaugural cohort of the LA County Arts Ed Collective's Youth Advisory Council reflects candidly on the the importance of arts education access during the 2020 coronovirus pandemic.

LA County Supervisors Adopt Goals of Plan Elevating Arts as Justice Reform Strategy

LA County Department of Arts and Culture plan advances Board commitment to create more rehabilitative, less punitive, justice system.

Supporting Advocacy for Teacher Training:How LUSD Uses the Arts Ed Profile

November 20, 2019 Arts Education, For Data Geeks
Lynwood Unified School District (LUSD) is a K-12 district located just west of Downey and north of Compton. It encompasses 12 elementary schools, three middle schools, and three high schools. The district prioritizes arts education, and district administrators have found the Arts Ed Profile a valuable tool in helping them advocate for increased arts education.
collage of photos from the 2019 community forums for arts education

Innovating Arts Education In LA County

September 11, 2019 Arts Education, Creative Economy
Thank you to the hundreds of residents who participated in community forums across LA County this past spring to impact the future of arts education. Your input makes a difference!