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Access for All and 4Culture

Access for All and 4Culture

In 2015, the Washington State Legislature passed a Cultural Access law allowing any county in the state to put a measure before its voters to fund arts, heritage, and science nonprofit organizations who provide public programs and activities. The law spells out certain requirements that are meant to provide support for public school programs by...
From Our Executive Director: Looking Ahead to CAWA

From Our Executive Director: Looking Ahead to CAWA

As fall begins, we focus on the coming November elections which will include contests for federal offices, as well as several important local ballot initiatives. Since 1965, when the National Endowment for the Arts was authorized by the United States Congress, government has been a partner in funding the arts nationally and locally. The King...
Help Shape Cultural Access Washington

Help Shape Cultural Access Washington

After nearly seven years of work by a wide coalition of Washington State cultural organizations and leaders, a bill called Cultural Access Washington (CAWA) passed through the state legislature last summer, making a path for a public vote. The bill would use funds generated by a small sales tax increase to make cultural experiences of all...