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Tuesday, May 10, 2011

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Executive Director's Column

What Do I Say? Tips for Advocacy Meetings

NASAA Executive Director Jonathan Katz

State arts agency leaders and arts advocates preparing for meetings with elected and appointed officials regularlyask NASAA for assistance in these conversations. This month, I'll sharewith you some of the most common questions we're asked and offerresponses.


Announcements and Resources

News and Current Information


Legislative Update

Congress Steps Up to 2012 Funding Debate; House Budget Takes Aim at NEA, NEH, CPB

NASAA Legislative Counsel Thomas L. Birch

In the same week that Congress completed the long debate over 2011 spending and voted final passage of a continuingresolution to complete the current fiscal year's appropriations, theHouse of Representatives took up its version of the 2012 budgetresolution, passing the measure on April 15 on a party-line vote.


State to State

Showcasing State Arts Agency Ingenuity

Nevada Arts Council board of directorsprovides policy leadership . . . North Carolina Arts Council promotessustainable economic development . . . Delaware Division of the Artsraises arts awareness . . .


Did You Know?

Funders Can Use Networks to Advance Their Mission

A new report investigates how funders caneffectively and positively use networks in the 21st century. It foundfive practices that create successful networks and offers examples ofhow they have been put into practice.