Advocacy + Policy

NAEA Leaders Attend National Arts Advocacy Day Events March March 3-5, 2019

Washington, DC

NAEA President Kim Defibaugh, President-Elect Thomas Knab, and Policy and Legislative Liaison Kathi R. Levin represented NAEA at National Arts Advocacy Day in Washington, DC on Monday, March 4 and Tuesday, March 5. NAEA is a national partner for National Arts Advocacy Day. Kathi Levin helped prepare the Issues Briefs and co-presented the arts education training session for advocates as well as a breakout session which provided a deeper dive on ESSA, Adoption of the Arts Standards, and ESSA.

View the Issues Briefs for the primary topics of interest including the NEA (National Endowment for the Arts), Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), Arts Education Funding, NEA-NEH Legislative History, and the Higher Education Reauthorization Act here.

Download the 2019 Arts Advocacy Day Congressional Arts Handbook here.

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