How could the census impact arts and culture?

Who counts? The 2020 census will have meaningful implications for all Illinoisans, from the level of federal funding available to social service programs to the number of people representing you in Washington. A complete and accurate census is vital – an undercount of just one percent in Illinois could see the state could lose $1.2B over the next decade. COME TO YOUR CENSUS brings creatives together for a workshop, panel discussion, and performances to explore the following questions: • Why is the census important? • What is the impact of the census …

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Advocacy Workshops with Arts Alliance Illinois

Monday, January 28, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Monday, February 18, 6 – 7:30 p.m. League of Chicago Theatres, 17 N. Wabash, Suite 520 With the Mayoral and Aldermanic Election right around the corner, advocacy must be center stage for your theatre. We explain why and answer the who, what, when, where, and how in this workshop. Whatever your role is within the theatre community, you should prepare yourself with these important arts advocacy tools. Training take-aways include: * Why advocacy is essential for artists and arts organizations * Who can engage in …

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2019 Chicago Mayoral Arts Forum

A public conversation on the role of the arts, culture, and creativity Sun Feb 10 from 6–8pm Broadway In Chicago’s Broadway Playhouse Water Tower Place 175 E Chestnut St, Chicago Hear from Chicago Mayoral candidates on issues of importance and relevance to the arts, arts education, culture, and creativity ahead of the February 26, 2019 Chicago Mayoral Election. Invitations to participate were extended regardless of affiliation; confirmed to attend are Gery Chico, Amara Enyia, Lori Lightfoot, Susana Mendoza, Toni Preckwinkle, Paul Vallas, and Willie Wilson. Any additional candidates participating in the Forum …

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