Advocacy & Cultural Policy

Blog Post
Posted April 10, 2014
This morning, the Friends of the Free Library and their supporters gathered at City Hall to advocate for the Free Library of Philadelphia.
Blog Post
Posted April 4, 2014
What do you call it when the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance and the Pennsylvania Horticulture Society join forces to host our first ever Flower Show Legislative Tour and Reception? ARTiculture of course!
Blog Post
Posted April 3, 2014
The Do-Gooder Spotlight is GroundSwell's semimonthly blog post spreading the word about individuals and organizations working to better their communities. Today we are giving a shout-out to our friends at the Teen Arts Council of PA!
Blog Post
Posted April 3, 2014
April 22nd is the first-ever Philadelphia Arts Advocacy Day and we need arts supporters from across the region to show their support!
Blog Post
Posted March 27, 2014
The Assistant Superintendent of the School District of Philadelphia was recently highlighted in an Education Week article which focused on Creedon's passion for arts education.
Blog Post
Posted March 25, 2014
On Tuesday, March 25th, the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, GroundSwell and Artistic Rebuttal Project partnered with CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia, AHHAH, Creative MontCo and Community Arts Center to host phone banks for arts advocates who weren't able to join the National Arts Advocacy Day conference activities in Washington, DC.
Blog Post
Posted March 19, 2014
Meet some of your fellow arts advocates who will be joining us at our Arts Advocacy Day Phone Bank on March 25th!
Blog Post
Posted March 19, 2014
Get to know our Arts Advocacy Day Phone Bank partner, Creative MontCo, who will be hosting our Montgomery County phone bank on March 25th.
Blog Post
Posted March 17, 2014
Get to know our Arts Advocacy Day Phone Bank partner, Arts Holding Hands and Hearts (AHHAH), who will be hosting our Chester County phone bank on March 25th.
Blog Post
Posted March 17, 2014
This is the second of a two-part series that explores the importance of advocacy from the point-of-view of four aspiring arts administrators.
Blog Post
Posted March 17, 2014
Get to know our Arts Advocacy Day Phone Bank partner, Artistic Rebuttal Project, and its founder, Amy Scheidegger, who originally came up with the idea for the event.
Blog Post
Posted March 13, 2014
Get to know Community Arts Center, who will be hosting our Arts Advocacy Day Phone Bank for Delaware County!
Blog Post
Posted March 12, 2014
On Thursday, March 6, 2014, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter delivered his 2015 fiscal year budget address before City Council.
Blog Post
Posted March 10, 2014
Get to know CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia, which will be hosting our Arts Advocacy Day Phone Bank for Center City!
Blog Post
Posted March 10, 2014
This is the first of a two-part series that explores the importance of advocacy from the point-of-view of four aspiring arts administrators.
Blog Post
Posted March 4, 2014
GroundSwell, Artistic Rebuttal Project, CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia, AHHAH, Creative MontCo and Community Arts Center are partnering to host phone banks for arts advocates who can't make the trip down to Washington, DC on National Arts Advocacy Day.
Blog Post
Posted March 3, 2014
The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) has been celebrating Music In Our Schools Month (MIOSM) since 1973!
Blog Post
Posted February 20, 2014
On Tuesday, March 25th, hundreds of arts & culture advocates will descend on Washington, DC to join in National Arts Advocacy Day. GroundSwell, Artistic Rebuttal Project and CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia are hosting a phone bank in Center City for supporters who can't make the trip.
Blog Post
Posted February 11, 2014
Caryn Kunkle, a Fairmount resident and Executive Director of local artist collective The Philadelphia Salon, is circulating a Change.org petition to see the old Divine Lorraine hotel building turned into a shared creative space.
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