The new Local Control Funding Formula gives school districts in California more funding and more flexibility — and more responsibility to reach out to and listen to the community. This means you and me! What an historic opportunity! This means that every action we take increases the chances that arts education will be prioritized and increased in your district in 2017-2018.
“How Playing an Instrument Benefits Your Brain” by Anita Collins – less than 5 minutes
(please watch, share and/or download: click on the video to play and then right click and
“save video as… to your desktop”, or copy paste the url link and share on facebook)
Your Voice Matters — Get Involved Today
Step 1: Find Your District
Step 2: Adapt and Send this Sample Letter
Step 3: Download Music for All logo here
Step 4: Alert friends, allies and everyone in your network to do the same! Click here for the full toolkit.
“We need to be messengers of the social mission of the arts.”
~ Prof. José Antonio Abreu, Founder, El Sistema, TED Award, 2009
Join our action team! Send email to paulette(at)arts4mc.org
Together we can restore music and the arts for all students.
Plus more In the News
Arts Council spearheads drive for music/art education, The Salinas Californian, Joe Truskot, March 22, 2017
Intermezzo: The arts are a vital part of our lives, Monterey Herald, Barbara Shuler, March 22, 2017