Advocacy Ave, Winter Issue
Welcome back to our newsletter!
It’s been quite a year! There’s so much to celebrate, but we’ll keep this issue short and sweet. Check out our past fall newsletter if you missed it!
MCA-specific updates | Maryland Arts Day reminder
Save the date for the largest annual gathering of arts professionals in Maryland!
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2023
This statewide arts advocacy event connects artists, educators, administrators, volunteers and trustees with lawmakers from every legislative district in Maryland.
DID YOU KNOW?
Funding, advocacy or policy news & fun facts
Maryland has made some firsts this year!
Annapolis-based news and political need-to-knows
We’re excited to know that our Comptroller-elect Brooke Lierman is a proud supporter of the arts!
Lierman has been a champion of the arts on many fronts. In this particular instance, she acknowledged MCA’s advocacy efforts to provide more funding for the
Upcoming events throughout Maryland
Here’s where to find a few county-wide event calendars.
If you’d like to see your event featured in the Spring newsletter, please email us your event details at email@example.com!
A spotlight interview with an individual who is either an independent artist, member of an arts organization, and/or member of the Maryland General Assembly.
A. Toni Lewis
We chose to spotlight Founder and Executive Director of The Foundation for the Advancement of Music & Education, Inc. (FAME), Toni Lewis for over 20+ years of work and dedication to music education. Located in Bowie, MD, FAME champions young musicians and serves a primarily African American student body, staff, faculty, and board of directors.
“FAME was established on the principal that all children, teens, and young adults, regardless of social and economic need, should have access to quality education as part of their lifelong journey to adulthood.”
Coloring, crossword, or matching game
Playing for a prize: The first 3 people to tag us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter with your completed (and correct) Scramble will receive a free 8-pack of Crayola crayons from our annual legislative crayon drop mailed to you free of charge.
ADVOCACY MESSAGE SCRAMBLE