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ACTION ALERT: Rise Up For The Arts!

We need your help in getting the word out about this Call to Action for the Arts.  We need as many people as possible to Rise Up for San Diego’s Penny for the Arts.  The proposed arts funding cuts in the City of San Diego will have detrimental impact throughout the region, including the South Bay.  Please send out to everyone you that you know and ask that as many people as possible attend the Rise Up for the Arts Rally and San Diego City Council meeting on Monday May 8th  7:30 to 9 am RALLY  and 9 am Council Meeting.  See below for more details.  A press conference is scheduled for 8:30am.

Rise Up For The Arts


San Diego has long been a national leader in its commitment to public funding of the arts, however, the Mayor’s recommendation to cut arts and culture by $4.7 million is over a 31% cut to the Commission for Arts and Culture. This is a massive and unfair cut.

We need to encourage Councilmembers to bring equity to the process and continue their support of arts and culture.

RALLY: Monday, May 8, 2017 – 7:30am to 9:00am
(Prior to City Council Budget Hearing)
Civic Center Plaza, 202 C Street, San Diego, CA 92101

7:30am – Sign Making
8:15am – Speakers
9:00am – City Council Budget Hearing – Fill the Hall! Make Your Voice Heard!

Invite your colleagues, friends, and family. Let’s fill the Plaza with working artists, arts staff, musicians, students and everyone who will be impacted by deep cuts to the arts.

View event information on Facebook

View event information on San Diego Regional Arts & Culture Coalition Website

Click here to volunteer at the rally

Can’t make the rally?
Contact your city council representative:

Attend digitally! Share why you support the arts at #Rise4Arts!

Organizations Participating:
Balboa Park Cultural Partnership
San Diego Regional Arts and Culture Coalition
Rising Arts Leaders of San Diego
San Diego Museum Council
San Diego Performing Arts League
San Diego Dance Collective
San Diego Emerging Museum Professionals
Arts Education Resource Organization
Choral Consortium of San Diego

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