“We at CBS are very pleased to be able to give back to the community we serve by joining with the
LA Fund and LAUSD in this important effort. The future will belong to creative problem solvers, and
the #ArtsMatter campaign will help prepare the next generation of those unique and valuable colleagues."
In Los Angeles, arts education funding has dropped by 76 percent in the last five years. During the 2007-2008 school year, $78.6 million was allotted for arts education. This school year, that number has dropped to $18.6 million. In a city with art at its core, this, according to The Los Angeles Fund for Public Education, is simply unacceptable. Click here to read more.
Standing on the steps of City Hall with three major artistic institutions in their line of vision, members of the Los Angeles Fund for Public Education launched the second part of their "Arts Matter" campaign Tuesday aimed at raising money for arts programs in the public schools. Click here to read more.
Kicking off the second stage of a program designed to promote the arts in Los Angeles schools, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa joined with school officials and others Tuesday to show off bus advertisements and billboards for the "Arts Matter" campaign. Click here to read more.