Biweekly Advocacy Update

Biweekly Advocacy Update


 

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Trump Nominates Mary Anne Carter to Chair the National Endowment for the Arts

Mary Anne Carter has been nominated by President Donald Trump to serve as chair of the National Endowment for the Arts, which has survived administration proposals to zero out its funding.

Carter has been serving as acting chair since June, when Jane Chu’s term expired.

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Educational Theatre Foundation’s JumpStart Theatre Program to Partner with Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati

Three years after piloting JumpStart Theatre in Cincinnati, Ohio, the Educational Theatre Association will expand the middle school-oriented initiative in the Queen City. The Educational Theatre Foundation (EdTA’s fundraising arm) is partnering with the Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati—the oldest theatre for young audiences in the U.S.—to bolster the national program, which aims to build theatre programs in schools that previously had none. (Playbill)

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