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Weekly Advocacy Alert, August 5: Act Now for Arts Relief Before August 8th Recess!

Federal CONTACT your member of Congress/Senate before August 8th: Write or call for PPP and Small Businesses: The PPP Coalition is seeking to improve PPP through a few key changes to the program that will benefit all borrowers, small businesses and nonprofits, regardless of their industry. Take action. Save Our Storefronts is fighting for small business and nonprofit rent relief…

 

Weekly Advocacy Alert, July 29: Federal Advocacy

FEDERAL CONTACT your member of Congress/ Senate on the importance of emergency arts funding: Call: Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation $600/wk relief ended July 25th. ExtendPUA is advocating for pandemic relief to continue until the pandemic is over. Call your senator and see ExtendPUA’s action items list for more options. Sign: An Open Letter to the…

 

Announcing Conversations 11 and 12 of the #ArtistsAreNecessaryWorkers Series

New York – Dance/NYC moves into the final two weeks of the twelve-part Facebook Live Conversation Series with arts workers from across the arts and culture sector. These discussions highlight the importance of the arts ecology, point to current challenges and offer considerations on our way forward as a field. This series is a part of #ArtistsAreNecessaryWorkers, a new online and social media campaign dedicated to the acknowledgement, representation and integration of dance and arts workers into the decision-making processes that will envision the future for New York City post-pandemic.…

 

Weekly Advocacy Alert, July 22: Contact Your Members of Congress

SUPPORTING BLACK LIVES ACTIONS DONATE: The New-York Historical Society is actively collecting materials related to the pandemic and to the Black Lives Matter protests through their ongoing History Responds initiative. They seek to preserve signs, flyers, political face masks, protective gear, artwork distributed to protesters, and the stories connected to those items, before they disappear. Donate…

 

Weekly Advocacy Alert, July 15

SUPPORTING BLACK LIVES ACTIONS Join Dance/NYC in supporting the #ArtsGoBlack campaign. The Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) officially launched #ArtsGoBlack to galvanize organizations that wish to take real action to end racism in the arts and culture field. Please visit artsgo.black and take the pledge. Once signed up, you will receive a questionnaire and a toolkit…

 

Announcing Conversations 9 and 10 of the #ArtistsAreNecessaryWorkers Series

New York – Dance/NYC moves into its ninth week of hosting a twelve-part Facebook Live Conversation Series with arts workers from across the arts and culture sector. These discussions highlight the importance of the arts ecology, point to current challenges and offer considerations on our way forward as a field. …

 

Weekly Advocacy Alert, July 8

FEDERAL CONTACT your member of Congress/ Senate on legislation coming up: (S. 4032) Universal Giving Pandemic Response: With bipartisan support the bill would expand the current above-the-line deduction for charitable giving made available by the CARES Act in March. The provision would lift the current $300-per-tax-filing cap and make available, for tax years 2019 and 2020, an above-the-line…

 

Announcing Conversations 7 and 8 of the #ArtistsAreNecessaryWorkers Series

New York – Dance/NYC moves into its seventh week of hosting a twelve-part Facebook Live Conversation Series with arts workers from across the arts and culture sector. These discussions highlight the importance of the arts ecology, point to current challenges and offer considerations on our way forward as a field.…

 
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