Conducted May 2023
Behind the data are the unique strengths and experiences of LAA staff, constituents, and grantees within each community. Interviews with community leaders from various sectors and regions share their thoughts.
Researcher, Dr. Zannie Voss discusses the findings and the implications of this research.
Randy Cohen, Vice President of Research at Americans for the Arts explains what a local arts agency is, why they're important, and how your advocacy efforts can make a difference in sustaining arts-vibrant communities. Read Randy's Strategy for Effective Advocacy
Hannah Rubalcava, Grants and Contracts Manager at Santa Barbara Office of Arts and Culture shares insights into their work building a strong and vibrant cultural community in Central California.
Jon Hinojosa shares his account of the positive impact that local arts agencies have had on the arts community of San Antonio, Texas and specifically, on his organization SAY SÍ.