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Update Notes #92 | May 2017

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WESTAF Update Notes #92 | May 2017 From Anthony Radich, Executive Director This is the 92nd in a continuing series of updates about the work of WESTAF Advocacy Efforts to Support the National Endowment for the Arts WESTAF has expanded its advocacy work on behalf of the National Endowment for the Arts. Recently, three contractors were hired to focus exclusively on this project and to work closely with our regional network of advocates. Yvonne Montoya, director of Safos Dance Theatre in Tucson, is activating our Emerging Leaders of Color (ELC) network; Craig Watson, the immediate past Director of the California...
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Update Notes #87 | April 2016

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WESTAF Update Notes #87 | April 2016 From Anthony Radich, Executive Director This is the 87th in a continuing series of updates about the work of WESTAF Hessenius Report on Nonprofit-Arts Communications Released Last year, Barry Hessenius, the editor ofBarry’s Blog, surveyed the nonprofit arts field to obtain information about how administrators in the nonprofit arts use communications within the sector. The inquiry explored a variety of subjects, including: a) which communications tools are currently used by arts-organization personnel; b) which sources of information are most valued and trusted by arts-organization personnel;  c) how arts administrators are managing the high...
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Update Notes #74 | February 2013

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WESTAF Update Notes #74 | February 2013 From Anthony Radich, Executive Director This is the 74th in a continuing series of updates about the work of WESTAF WESTAF Introduces YouJudgeIt.org™ The WESTAF technology team and project administrators have been working to rebuild and expand some key WESTAF technology offerings. Major improvements are underway to the heavily used arts sites ZAPPlication.org®, CallForEntry.org™, and GO:GrantsOnline.org™. While working on improvements to these projects, the technology staff has also been developing a new site called YouJudgeIt.org™. YouJudgeIt is designed especially for the smallest arts organization, the thriftiest church group, and the most under-resourced community fair....
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Update Notes #60 | February 2010

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WESTAF Update Notes #60 | February 2010 From Anthony Radich, Executive Director This is the 60th in a continuing series of updates about the work of WESTAF WESTAF Announces Development of an iPhone App for ZAPPlication.org™ WESTAF's development team is currently at work on an iPhone application for ZAPPlication.org™. Among other features, the "app" will allow visitors to art events, such as art festivals, fairs, and shows, to more readily locate artists and types of artwork on event grounds, access the event schedule, link to the Web sites of the event's exhibiting artists, leave comments about the work of exhibiting artists,...
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Update Notes #57 | February 2009

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WESTAF Update Notes #57 | February 2009 From Anthony Radich, Executive Director This is the 57th in a continuing series of updates about the work of WESTAF Proceedings from Symposium and Conference Released WESTAF recently published the proceedings of Open Dialogue XI the biennial conference of the The Association of American Cultures (TAAC).  Convened in July, 2007, the conference included a WESTAF-sponsored symposium and the proceedings center on the symposium content. Titled Global Connections to Cultural Democracy the meeting brought together policy makers, academics, arts administrators, theorists, and artists to discuss global migration, cultural democracy, diversity, and the arts. Participants...
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