Friends in Arts Education

In a recent interview, Alliance Executive Director Joe Landon cited strong relationships with school board members as key to the success of the Local Advocacy Network. "They approach school board members as partners. They have a clear, consistent message and they bring solutions rather than complaints." Launched four years ago, the program empowers over thirty California communities to advocate for arts programs in their local schools. Read the full article in California Schools, a monthly magazine of the California School Boards Association: http://www.artsed411.org/blog/2012/06/local_advocacy_what_works