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Please Thank Your Representatives

From our friends at ARTS NC: The NC House of Representatives passed HB97, a bill requiring a credit in arts education to be taken anytime in grades 6 – 12, with resounding bipartisan support in a vote of 110 for and 8 against. Essentially the same language as arts ed bills passed by the House […]

More on the Arts in NC

This morning I received an e-mail from ARTS North Carolina, the arts advocacy group based in Raleigh.  I’ve pasted text from the e-mail below, but these figures particularly caught my eye: Our fight is for $6.6 million in grants funding that is allocated to all 100 counties through the North Carolina Arts Council’s grants programs. […]

What a Way to Start a Sunday

The above-the-fold, front page headline staring at me from this morning’s Winston-Salem Journal reads: NONPROFITS’ FUNDING IN JEOPARDY As I said here earlier, all of us in North Carolina have a burden to bear.  It’s easy, though, to place an undue share of that burden on nonprofits, especially nonprofits involved in the arts. You must […]