2020 National Arts Action Digital Summit Content Archive


2020 Congressional Arts Handbook

2020 National Arts Action Summit Sessions

Please see below for session content from the 2020 National Arts Action Summit Sessions.

Registration required to access session recordings - Registration for 2020 sessions open until January 31, 2021.

NAAS 2020 Sessions - Monday (April 27th)

NAAS 2020 Sessions - Tuesday (April 28th)

  • Supporting our Military and Veterans through the Arts

    Contains 2 Component(s)

    This advocacy training session focuses on supporting our military and veterans through the arts. Our main advocacy asks are to urge Congress to support Commander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act of 2019 (S. 785), to support increased funding through the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense for creative arts therapies, expressive arts therapy, and arts-based programming, and to support legislation that improves access to evidence-based complimentary and integrative treatments and telehealth, including creative arts therapies, expressive art therapy, and arts-based programming.

  • Advancing Arts and Health

    Contains 2 Component(s)

    This advocacy training session focuses on advancing the arts in health. Our main advocacy asks are to urge Congress to support the Dignity in Aging Act (H.R. 4334), to support the RISE from Trauma Act (S. 1770, H.R. 3180), to support research funding for creative and expressive arts therapies and arts-based programming within federal agencies, and to preserve Affordable Care Act (ACA) provisions that provide access to affordable healthcare coverage for artists and other creative occupations.

NAAS 2020 Sessions - Wednesday (April 29th)

NAAS 2020 Sessions - Thursday (April 30th)

NAAS 2020 Session - Friday (May 1st)

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