Advocacy Resources

Information and resources for the field of Arts Education.

Resources from the Face to Face Advocacy Session

Organizations/Coalitions:
Center for Arts Education – www.cae-nyc.org/advocacy
Theatre Communications Group – www.tcg.org/advocacy
League of American Orchestras - http://www.americanorchestras.org/advocacy-government
Arts Education Partnerships (AEP) – www.aep-arts.org
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) – www.nea.gov
Americans for the Arts – www.artsusa.org
Performing Arts Alliance – www.theperformingartsalliance.org
NYC Arts Coalition – www.nycartscoalition.org

Facts, Figures, & Information:
Arts Education: Creating Student Success in School, Work, and Life - www.americanorchestras.org/images/stories/adv_gov_pdf/artsed_white_paper.pdf
Americans for the Arts data on the benefit and decline of arts education – www.artsusa.org/navigator
Art in Education Program at the U.S. Department of Education (issue brief) – http://theperformingartsalliance.org/site/PageServer?pagename=arts_ed_deptofed_issue_brief
Strengthening Arts Education in ESEA:
http://theperformingartsalliance.org/site/PageNavigator/arts_ed_ESEA_issue_brief.html
Americans for the Arts Field Guide – www.americansforthearts.org/go/fieldguide

Take Action:
New York City Arts in Education Candidate Survey Project – www.nycartsed.com
One Percent for Culture – www.oneforculture.org/
Americans for the Arts Action Center - www.votervoice.net/artsusa/address
Performing Arts Alliance - http://theperformingartsalliance.org/site/PageServer?pagename=take_action_home

Success Stories:
Los Angeles – www.scpr.org/blogs/education/2012/10/09/10403/l-unified-makes-arts-education-core-subject/
Chicago – www.cpsartsplan2012.com/
Portland, OR – http://blog.artsusa.org/2012/11/19/arts-education-campaign-yields-results-in-portland/#more-17610
San Diego Youth Symphony - www.sdys.org/community-opus-project