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  • Member Briefing: Arts & Economic Prosperity 5

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    Join us for this member only debrief on Arts & Economic Prosperity 5. Speak directly with Randy Cohen, Vice President of Research and Policy. Sign up, call-in, and join the discussion!

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    Join us for this 30 minute, members-only call to learn more about our new Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 directly from Randy Cohen, Vice President of Research and Policy. We'll provide some top-line findings and tell you more about how your peers use this study!


    About the Member Briefing


    Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 is Americans for the Arts’ fifth study of the nonprofit arts and culture industry's impact on the economy. It documents the economic contributions of the arts in 341 diverse communities and regions across the country, representing all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

    Sign up, call-in, and join the discussion!

    Please note, to join the call you must first access the platform on the right-hand column. 

    If you will be viewing the live event on your ipad or iphone you will need to download the MobileMeetings APP By E-STREAM.COM, Inc. and enter the meeting number: 277454.


    Presenter:

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    Randy Cohen, Vice President of Research and Policy

    Randy Cohen is Vice President of Research and Policy at Americans for the Arts.  He recently published Americans Speak Out About the Arts, one of the largest national public opinion studies about the arts ever conducted, and publishes the two premier economic studies of the arts industries—Arts & Economic Prosperity, the national impact study of nonprofit arts organizations and their audiences; and Creative Industries, a mapping study of the nation’s 703,000 arts establishments and their employees.  Randy developed the National Arts Policy Roundtable, an annual convening of leaders who focus on the advancement of American culture, in partnership with Robert Redford and the Sundance Institute. His 10 Reasons to Support the Arts blog recently received the Gold Award from the Association of Media & Publishing—their top honor for best blog post of the year. Randy has given speeches in 49 states and regularly appears in the news media—including the Wall Street JournalThe New York Times, and on C-SPAN, CNN, CNBC, and NPR.


    Moderator:

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    Bridget Woodbury, Membership Marketing Coordinator, Americans for the Arts


  • Special Edition Member Briefing: Visual Artists Rights Act (VARA)

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    Join Americans for the Arts and PAN Council Chair and lawyer Sarah Conley Odenkirk to discuss the implications of the Visual Artists Rights Act (VARA)

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    Visual Artists Rights Act (VARA)



    Join Americans for the Arts and PAN Council Chair and lawyer Sarah Conley Odenkirk to discuss the implications that the Visual Artists Rights Act (VARA), 17 U.S.C. § 106A can have on your work in the public art field. 


    About the Member Briefing


    Enacted in 1990, VARA is a United States law granting certain rights to artists, and was the first federal copyright legislation to grant protection to moral rights. During this call, we will review the impact VARA may have on Local Arts Agencies and Public Art Programs, artists, and others who are involved with the development of public art projects. We encourage you to bring your questions! 


    Sign up, call-in, and join the discussion!

    Please note, to join the call you must first access the platform on the right-hand column. 

    If you will be viewing the live event on your ipad or iphone you will need to download the MobileMeetings APP By E-STREAM.COM, Inc. and enter the meeting number: 942747.


    (This briefing is for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. You should contact your attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular issue or problem.)


    Presenter:

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    Sarah Conley Odenkirk, Attorney, Law Office of Sarah Conley Odenkirk

    Sarah Conley Odenkirk has been practicing law in the area of fine art for more than seventeen years. She deals with issues faced by artists, municipalities, administrative bodies, art organizations and art-related businesses in all matters related to the creation, sale, exhibition and management of fine art and represents clients at all stages of creative and business development with a focus on public art and policy. Conley Odenkirk contributes articles to artist trade publications and legal journals on current art-related issues and has a book forthcoming on the subject of contracts for artists. She has presented seminars on contract and copyright issues at the annual PAN Preconference and on AFTA webinars.


    Moderators:

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    Patricia Walsh, Public Art Programs Manager, Americans for the Arts

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    Bridget Woodbury, Membership Marketing Coordinator, Americans for the Arts

  • Member Briefing: Americans for the Arts Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Update

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    Member Briefing: Americans for the Arts Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Update

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    Join us for this members only 30 minute call to discuss Americans for the Arts' Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion work directly with Americans for the Arts staff and board members. We'll update you with the latest news, our position on the issue, and actions you can take right away.

    Sign up, call-in, and join the discussion!

    Please note, to join the call you must first access the platform on the right-hand column. 

    If you will be viewing the live event on your ipad or iphone you will need to download the MobileMeetings APP By E-STREAM.COM, Inc. and enter the meeting number: 375191.

    The Statement

    To support a full creative life for all, Americans for the Arts commits to championing policies and practices of cultural equity that empower a just, inclusive, and equitable nation.

    Read the full statement.

    Presenters:

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    Abel Lopez, Board Chair, Americans for the Arts

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    Mara Walker, Chief Operating Officer, Americans for the Arts

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    Clay Lord, Vice President of Local Arts Advancement, Americans for the Arts

    Moderator:

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    Bridget Woodbury, Membership Marketing Coordinator, Americans for the Arts


  • Member Briefing: Arts, Immigration, and Sanctuary Cities

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    Join us for this member only debrief on arts, immigration, and sanctuary cities . Speak directly with the VP of Government Affairs & the Director of Local Arts Services. Sign up, call-in, and join the discussion!

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    From the Statement on 

    Immigration and Refugee Ban

    Americans for the Arts stands in opposition to policies that limit the free exchange of art, artists, and ideas based on nationality, faith, race, age or ability—and deplores the discriminatory nature of [President Trump's] travel ban.

    Read the full Statement


    About the Member Briefing

    Arguing for the impact, value, and relevance of the arts is a constant effort. We are here to support you as you make your case.

    Join us for this members only 30 minute call to discuss our Statement on Immigration directly with Americans for the Arts staff. They will discuss the latest updates, implications for arts, and what you can do.

    Sign up, call-in, and join the discussion!

    Please note, to join the call you must first access the platform on the right-hand column. 

    If you will be viewing the live event on your ipad or iphone you will need to download the MobileMeetings APP By E-STREAM.COM, Inc. and enter the meeting number: 185960 .


    Presenters:

    Narric W. Rome, Vice President of Government Affairs and Arts Education, Americans for the Arts


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    Ruby Lopez Harper, Director of Local Arts Services

    Moderator:

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    Bridget Woodbury, Membership Marketing Coordinator, Americans for the Arts


  • Member Briefing: Arts and Education Policy

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    Join us for our second member-exclusive conversation about arts and education. Speak directly with the Arts Education Program Manager. Sign up, call-in, and join the discussion!


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    About the Member Briefing

    Hear directly from Jeff Poulin, Arts Education Program Manager about the latest in arts ed policy at all levels. 

    Join us for this members only 30 minute call to discuss our Statement on Arts Education directly with Americans for the Arts staff. They will discuss the latest updates, implications for arts, and what you can do.

    Sign up, call-in, and join the discussion!

    Please note, to join the call you must first access the platform on the right-hand column. 

    If you will be viewing the live event on your ipad or iphone you will need to download the MobileMeetings APP By E-STREAM.COM, Inc. and enter the meeting number: 297970.


    Presenters:

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    Jeff Poulin, Arts Education Program Manager

    Moderator:

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    Bridget Woodbury, Membership Marketing Coordinator, Americans for the Arts


  • Introduction to Digital Storytelling as a Community Arts Practice for Social Change

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    StoryCenter's Amy Hill will highlight the theoretical basis for working with personal stories as tools for change; provide an overview of StoryCenter’s internationally-recognized Digital Storytelling Workshop methodology; and share case study examples of effective community arts and justice projects from the past several years.

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    In partnership with:



    Since 1993, StoryCenter has collaborated with community arts practitioners and grassroots groups throughout the United States to situate first-person stories as central to progressive change efforts. As a preview of the more in-depth session on digital storytelling that the organization will offer at the Annual Americans for the Arts Convention in June, StoryCenter's Amy Hill is leading a one-hour introductory webinar. Hill will highlight the theoretical basis for working with personal stories as tools for change; provide an overview of StoryCenter’s internationally-recognized Digital Storytelling Workshop methodology; and share case study examples of effective community arts and justice projects from the past several years.

    As a result of attending the webinar, participants will understand the basic skills and requirements for leading successful community-based digital storytelling efforts and be able to identify best-practices for sharing digital stories in local settings, online, and through social media, to build understanding and compassion among viewers and mobilize them to action. Note: this is a beginning level webinar, appropriate for organizations considering the use of digital storytelling as a community arts and advocacy tool.

    Please note:

    For this webinar we will be using Adobe Connect, if you have any issues with connecting, please access StoryCenter's troubleshooting tips here.
    We recommend using a desktop or laptop computer and headphones, for an optimum viewing/listening experience. Please note that while you will be able to see and hear the presenter, you will not be audible yourself. You will be invited to make comments and ask questions at various points during the webinar, using a chat box.



    Presenter:

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    Amy Hill, Silence Speaks Director, StoryCenter

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    Amy Hill is a trainer and consultant on the ethics and practice of strategic storytelling and participatory media for health, development, and human rights. After spending 12 years coordinating women’s health and violence prevention projects throughout California and learning the mechanics of video production through working on a series of educational films about HIV and AIDS in Ethiopia, Amy founded Silence Speaks (www.storycenter.org/silence-speaks.org), which since 1999 has employed oral history, facilitative filmmaking, and popular education strategies to support the telling and public sharing of life stories documenting injustice and promoting individual, community, and policy change. She currently manages Silence Speaks as an initiative of StoryCenter. Amy holds a BA in British & American Literature from Scripps College, and a Master’s degree in Gender Studies from Stanford University. She lives in Berkeley, California, with her partner Thomas Paul and their daughter Fana Luisa Bisrat.

  • #ArtsEdChat - Juvenile Justice

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    Connect with Arts Education experts, learn the language of the work, and identify new ideas to inform your path forward.

    virtualmeeting.jpgAbout this Virtual Conversation

    As an arts education supporter, connect with experts in this field, learn the language of the work, and identify new ideas to inform your path forward. Use #ArtsEdChat and the month's hashtag to follow the conversation.

    Monday, September 11th: #JuvenileJustice

    The arts can transform the juvenile justice system and have incredible impacts on incarcerated youth. What are the best ways to enhance their learning in the arts and beyond? How do we enact policies of equity to reach every student and those most in need? How do the arts enhance education in an increasingly diverse educational community?  As an arts education supporter, connect with experts in this field, learn the language of the work, and identify new ideas to inform your path forward. The #ArtsEdChat on Arts Education for Incarcerated Youth provides a forum for introductory learning about this long-standing trend. 

    Use #JuvenileJustice and #ArtsEdchat to follow the conversation.


    Host

    Jeff M. Poulin, Arts Education Program Manager, Americans for the Arts

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    Jeff M. Poulin joined the arts education team at Americans for the Arts in 2013. He works to empower local, state and federal supporters of arts education to become effective advocates to advance policies supportive of equitable access to arts education for all students.

    In his role at Americans for the Arts, Jeff has trained over 10,000 advocates in all 50 states.  He was also been instrumental in the publication of the 2014 National Core Arts Standards, a leader in the creative youth development movement, and a founding board member of the Innovation Collaborative. Before arriving in D.C., Jeff worked for several nonprofit and commercial organizations in the US and abroad focused primarily in production and programming, audience development, research and policy. Notably, he was a chief advisor on the implementation of the first national Arts in Education Charter under the directions of the Ministers of Arts and Education in the Republic of Ireland. Jeff frequently speaks at a number of nonprofit organizations and universities.

    Jeff hails from Portland, Maine and holds a Master of Arts degree in Arts Management and Cultural Policy from University College Dublin and a Bachelor of Science degree in Entertainment Business from Oklahoma City University.


    How to Participate 

    This virtual conversation will be held on twitter. To participate make sure you have an active twitter account, on the set time either click on the right hand panel link or search #ArtsEdChat on twitter to follow the conversation, and use #ArtsEdChat and the topics hashtag (e.g #JuvenileJustice) when contributing to the conversation. 

    Register to receive a reminder of the event and receive notification of future twitter chats. 

    Click the register button on the top right.

    You do not have to be a member of Americans for the Arts to register - you just need to use your existing Americans for the Arts main site login credentials (or create one). 

     Twitter Chat Tips: 

    • Follow the moderator (@JeffMPoulin
    • Be sure to reply to the original question tweet – it helps the flow of the conversation. 
    • Reply using A1 (for Q1, and so on) to help the clarity of the conversation. 
    • Include links to subjects you reference (like reports, websites, resources, etc). Be sure to use shortlinks through bit.ly 
    • ALWAYS use the hashtags #ArtsEdChat and the topics hashtag (e.g. #JuvenileJustice)

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    Jeff M Poulin, Arts Education Program Manager, Americans for the Arts

    Jeff M. Poulin joined the arts education team at Americans for the Arts in 2013. He works to empower local, state and federal supporters of arts education to become effective advocates to advance policies supportive of equitable access to arts education for all students.

    In his role at Americans for the Arts, Jeff has trained over 10,000 advocates in all 50 states.He was also been instrumental in the publication of the 2014 National Core Arts Standards, a leader in the creative youth development movement, and a founding board member of the Innovation Collaborative. Before arriving in D.C., Jeff worked for several nonprofit and commercial organizations in the US and abroad focused primarily in production and programming, audience development, research and policy. Notably, he was a chief advisor on the implementation of the first national Arts in Education Charter under the directions of the Ministers of Arts and Education in the Republic of Ireland. Jeff frequently speaks at a number of nonprofit organizations and universities.

    Jeff hails from Portland, Maine and holds a Master of Arts degree in Arts Management and Cultural Policy from University College Dublin and a Bachelor of Science degree in Entertainment Business from Oklahoma City University.


    Twitter Handle: @JeffMPoulin Website: www.americansforthearts.org/artseducation

    Contact Jeff!

  • #ArtsEdChat - Students with Disabilities

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    Connect with Arts Education experts, learn the language of the work, and identify new ideas to inform your path forward.

    virtualmeeting.jpgAbout this Virtual Conversation

    As an arts education supporter, connect with experts in this field, learn the language of the work, and identify new ideas to inform your path forward. Use #ArtsEdChat and the month's hashtag to follow the conversation.

    Tuesday, September 12th: #SwDchat

    Research shows the positive impacts the arts have on students with disabilities. What are the best ways to enhance their learning in the arts and beyond? How do we enact policies of equity to reach every student and those most in need? How do the arts enhance education in an increasingly diverse educational community?  As an arts education supporter, connect with experts in this field, learn the language of the work, and identify new ideas to inform your path forward. The #ArtsEdChat on Arts Education for Students with Disabilities provides a forum for introductory learning about this long-standing trend. 

    Use #SwDchat and #ArtsEdchat to follow the conversation.


    Host

    Jeff M. Poulin, Arts Education Program Manager, Americans for the Arts

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    Jeff M. Poulin joined the arts education team at Americans for the Arts in 2013. He works to empower local, state and federal supporters of arts education to become effective advocates to advance policies supportive of equitable access to arts education for all students.

    In his role at Americans for the Arts, Jeff has trained over 10,000 advocates in all 50 states.  He was also been instrumental in the publication of the 2014 National Core Arts Standards, a leader in the creative youth development movement, and a founding board member of the Innovation Collaborative. Before arriving in D.C., Jeff worked for several nonprofit and commercial organizations in the US and abroad focused primarily in production and programming, audience development, research and policy. Notably, he was a chief advisor on the implementation of the first national Arts in Education Charter under the directions of the Ministers of Arts and Education in the Republic of Ireland. Jeff frequently speaks at a number of nonprofit organizations and universities.

    Jeff hails from Portland, Maine and holds a Master of Arts degree in Arts Management and Cultural Policy from University College Dublin and a Bachelor of Science degree in Entertainment Business from Oklahoma City University.


    How to Participate

    This virtual conversation will be held on twitter. To participate make sure you have an active twitter account, on the set time either click on the right hand panel link or search #ArtsEdChat on twitter to follow the conversation, and use #ArtsEdChat and the topics hashtag (e.g #SwDchat) when contributing to the conversation.

    Register to receive a reminder of the event and receive notification of future twitter chats.

    Click the red register button on the top right.

    You do not have to be a member of Americans for the Arts to register - you just need to use your existing Americans for the Arts main site login credentials (or create one).

    Twitter Chat Tips:

    • Be sure to reply to the original question tweet – it helps the flow of the conversation.
    • Reply using A1 (for Q1, and so on) to help the clarity of the conversation.
    • Include links to subjects you reference (like reports, websites, resources, etc). Be sure to use shortlinks through bit.ly
    • ALWAYS use the hashtags #ArtsEdChat and the topics hashtag (e.g. #SwDchat)

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    Jeff M Poulin, Arts Education Program Manager, Americans for the Arts

    Jeff M. Poulin joined the arts education team at Americans for the Arts in 2013. He works to empower local, state and federal supporters of arts education to become effective advocates to advance policies supportive of equitable access to arts education for all students.

    In his role at Americans for the Arts, Jeff has trained over 10,000 advocates in all 50 states.He was also been instrumental in the publication of the 2014 National Core Arts Standards, a leader in the creative youth development movement, and a founding board member of the Innovation Collaborative. Before arriving in D.C., Jeff worked for several nonprofit and commercial organizations in the US and abroad focused primarily in production and programming, audience development, research and policy. Notably, he was a chief advisor on the implementation of the first national Arts in Education Charter under the directions of the Ministers of Arts and Education in the Republic of Ireland. Jeff frequently speaks at a number of nonprofit organizations and universities.

    Jeff hails from Portland, Maine and holds a Master of Arts degree in Arts Management and Cultural Policy from University College Dublin and a Bachelor of Science degree in Entertainment Business from Oklahoma City University.


    Twitter Handle: @JeffMPoulin Website: www.americansforthearts.org/artseducation

    Contact Jeff!

  • #ArtsEdChat - English Language Learners

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    Connect with Arts Education experts, learn the language of the work, and identify new ideas to inform your path forward.

    virtualmeeting.jpgAbout this Virtual Conversation

    As an arts education supporter, connect with experts in this field, learn the language of the work, and identify new ideas to inform your path forward. Use #ArtsEdChat and the month's hashtag to follow the conversation.

    Wednesday, September 13th: #ELLchat

    The arts provide a pathway for learning for English Language Learners. What are the best ways to enhance their learning in the arts and beyond? How do we enact policies of equity to reach every student and those most in need? How do the arts enhance education in an increasingly diverse educational community?  As an arts education supporter, connect with experts in this field, learn the language of the work, and identify new ideas to inform your path forward. The #ArtsEdChat on Arts Education for English Language Learners provides a forum for introductory learning about this long-standing trend. 

    Use #ELLchat and #ArtsEdchat to follow the conversation.


    Host

     Jeff M. Poulin, Arts Education Program Manager, Americans for the Arts

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    Jeff M. Poulin joined the arts education team at Americans for the Arts in 2013. He works to empower local, state and federal supporters of arts education to become effective advocates to advance policies supportive of equitable access to arts education for all students.

    In his role at Americans for the Arts, Jeff has trained over 10,000 advocates in all 50 states.  He was also been instrumental in the publication of the 2014 National Core Arts Standards, a leader in the creative youth development movement, and a founding board member of the Innovation Collaborative. Before arriving in D.C., Jeff worked for several nonprofit and commercial organizations in the US and abroad focused primarily in production and programming, audience development, research and policy. Notably, he was a chief advisor on the implementation of the first national Arts in Education Charter under the directions of the Ministers of Arts and Education in the Republic of Ireland. Jeff frequently speaks at a number of nonprofit organizations and universities.

    Jeff hails from Portland, Maine and holds a Master of Arts degree in Arts Management and Cultural Policy from University College Dublin and a Bachelor of Science degree in Entertainment Business from Oklahoma City University.


    How to Participate

    This virtual conversation will be held on twitter. To participate make sure you have an active twitter account, on the set time either click on the right hand panel link or search #ArtsEdChat on twitter to follow the conversation, and use #ArtsEdChat and the topics hashtag (e.g #ELLchat) when contributing to the conversation.

    Register to receive a reminder of the event and receive notification of future twitter chats.

    Click the red register button on the top right.

    You do not have to be a member of Americans for the Arts to register - you just need to use your existing Americans for the Arts main site login credentials (or create one).


    Twitter Chat Tips:

    • Be sure to reply to the original question tweet – it helps the flow of the conversation.
    • Reply using A1 (for Q1, and so on) to help the clarity of the conversation.
    • Include links to subjects you reference (like reports, websites, resources, etc). Be sure to use shortlinks through bit.ly
    • ALWAYS use the hashtags #ArtsEdChat and the topics hashtag (e.g. #ELLchat)

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    Jeff M Poulin, Arts Education Program Manager, Americans for the Arts

    Jeff M. Poulin joined the arts education team at Americans for the Arts in 2013. He works to empower local, state and federal supporters of arts education to become effective advocates to advance policies supportive of equitable access to arts education for all students.

    In his role at Americans for the Arts, Jeff has trained over 10,000 advocates in all 50 states.He was also been instrumental in the publication of the 2014 National Core Arts Standards, a leader in the creative youth development movement, and a founding board member of the Innovation Collaborative. Before arriving in D.C., Jeff worked for several nonprofit and commercial organizations in the US and abroad focused primarily in production and programming, audience development, research and policy. Notably, he was a chief advisor on the implementation of the first national Arts in Education Charter under the directions of the Ministers of Arts and Education in the Republic of Ireland. Jeff frequently speaks at a number of nonprofit organizations and universities.

    Jeff hails from Portland, Maine and holds a Master of Arts degree in Arts Management and Cultural Policy from University College Dublin and a Bachelor of Science degree in Entertainment Business from Oklahoma City University.


    Twitter Handle: @JeffMPoulin Website: www.americansforthearts.org/artseducation

    Contact Jeff!

  • #ArtsEdChat - LGBT Youth

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    Connect with Arts Education experts, learn the language of the work, and identify new ideas to inform your path forward.

    virtualmeeting.jpgAbout this Virtual Conversation

    As an arts education supporter, connect with experts in this field, learn the language of the work, and identify new ideas to inform your path forward. Use #ArtsEdChat and the month's hashtag to follow the conversation.

    Thursday, September 14th: #LGBTyouth

    The arts provide a safe space and pathway for success for LGBT young people. What are the best ways to enhance their learning in the arts and beyond? How do we enact policies of equity to reach every student and those most in need? How do the arts enhance education in an increasingly diverse educational community?  As an arts education supporter, connect with experts in this field, learn the language of the work, and identify new ideas to inform your path forward. The #ArtsEdChat on Arts Education for LGBT Youth provides a forum for introductory learning about this long-standing trend.

    Use #LGBTyouth and #ArtsEdchat to follow the conversation.


    Host

    Jeff M. Poulin, Arts Education Program Manager, Americans for the Arts

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    Jeff M. Poulin joined the arts education team at Americans for the Arts in 2013. He works to empower local, state and federal supporters of arts education to become effective advocates to advance policies supportive of equitable access to arts education for all students.

    In his role at Americans for the Arts, Jeff has trained over 10,000 advocates in all 50 states.  He was also been instrumental in the publication of the 2014 National Core Arts Standards, a leader in the creative youth development movement, and a founding board member of the Innovation Collaborative. Before arriving in D.C., Jeff worked for several nonprofit and commercial organizations in the US and abroad focused primarily in production and programming, audience development, research and policy. Notably, he was a chief advisor on the implementation of the first national Arts in Education Charter under the directions of the Ministers of Arts and Education in the Republic of Ireland. Jeff frequently speaks at a number of nonprofit organizations and universities.

    Jeff hails from Portland, Maine and holds a Master of Arts degree in Arts Management and Cultural Policy from University College Dublin and a Bachelor of Science degree in Entertainment Business from Oklahoma City University.


    How to Participate

    This virtual conversation will be held on twitter. To participate make sure you have an active twitter account, on the set time either click on the right hand panel link or search #ArtsEdChat on twitter to follow the conversation, and use #ArtsEdChat and the topics hashtag (e.g #LGBTyouth) when contributing to the conversation.

    Register to receive a reminder of the event and receive notification of future twitter chats.

    Click the red register button on the top right.

    You do not have to be a member of Americans for the Arts to register - you just need to use your existing Americans for the Arts main site login credentials (or create one).


    Twitter Chat Tips:

    • Be sure to reply to the original question tweet – it helps the flow of the conversation.
    • Reply using A1 (for Q1, and so on) to help the clarity of the conversation.
    • Include links to subjects you reference (like reports, websites, resources, etc). Be sure to use shortlinks through bit.ly
    • ALWAYS use the hashtags #ArtsEdChat and the topics hashtag (e.g. #LGBTyouth)

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    Jeff M Poulin, Arts Education Program Manager, Americans for the Arts

    Jeff M. Poulin joined the arts education team at Americans for the Arts in 2013. He works to empower local, state and federal supporters of arts education to become effective advocates to advance policies supportive of equitable access to arts education for all students.

    In his role at Americans for the Arts, Jeff has trained over 10,000 advocates in all 50 states.He was also been instrumental in the publication of the 2014 National Core Arts Standards, a leader in the creative youth development movement, and a founding board member of the Innovation Collaborative. Before arriving in D.C., Jeff worked for several nonprofit and commercial organizations in the US and abroad focused primarily in production and programming, audience development, research and policy. Notably, he was a chief advisor on the implementation of the first national Arts in Education Charter under the directions of the Ministers of Arts and Education in the Republic of Ireland. Jeff frequently speaks at a number of nonprofit organizations and universities.

    Jeff hails from Portland, Maine and holds a Master of Arts degree in Arts Management and Cultural Policy from University College Dublin and a Bachelor of Science degree in Entertainment Business from Oklahoma City University.


    Twitter Handle: @JeffMPoulin Website: www.americansforthearts.org/artseducation

    Contact Jeff!