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Take Action: Tell Budget Writers to Protect Arts and Culture Funding

Budget-writers estimate Oregon’s budget is $1.8 billion short of the money it needs to continue existing programs at current service levels. The legislature’s Ways and Means Committee is taking a... View Article

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Capital Construction Funding

The Cultural Advocacy Coalition will continue to lobby the legislature to fund Coalition-endorsed capital construction projects in the cultural sector in the 2019 Legislative Session. Oregon-based 501c3 cultural organizations interested... View Article

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2016 General Election Legislative Endorsements

The Coalition’s endorsement recognizes these candidates’ commitment to arts and culture; which contributes to the lives of Oregonians’ through stronger academic achievement in school, revitalized main streets in historic communities,... View Article

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Take Action: Interim Advocacy

The interim (when legislators are not in session in Salem) is the MOST productive time for grassroots advocacy. Legislators are back in district, with their eyes and ears tuned to... View Article

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Why Arts and Culture Matter

2015. What a year. Expanded staffing for arts and culture agencies, alongside increased grants to the cultural community here in Oregon; increased funding for the NEA and NEH, as well... View Article

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Cultural Advocacy Coalition Elects 2016 Board of Directors

The Cultural Advocacy Coalition of Oregon announces the election of officers and new board members for 2016. The Coalition is a respected voice in the Capitol on behalf of arts,... View Article

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More Funding for Oregon Arts & Culture

For the thousands of Oregonians who appreciate and support the 1,326 cultural nonprofits in Oregon, we want to say thank you for your commitment to arts, heritage and humanities organizations... View Article

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Lessons from 1995

It wasn’t long ago that I sent a message to advocates that highlighted some of the Coalition’s accomplishments back in the 2011 Legislative Session on behalf of Arts and Culture... View Article

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