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June 3, 2020

We at WESTAF, like others who share a commitment to advancing racial equity, are deeply affected by the events of the last few weeks and their impact across the nation. We join with many others nationwide in condemning the recent death of George Floyd in circumstances that involved police use-of-force.” 

June 1, 2020

“WESTAF has released a report detailing the results of its survey on the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the creative sector in the western region.” 

April 29, 2020

“The list is the first in WESTAF’s new series of data-driven lists that profile and celebrate the arts, culture, and creativity of America’s most vital and vibrant places and spaces.”

March 3, 2020 (updated weekly)

“WESTAF is currently monitoring the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the creative economy. This includes understanding how we can make use of official economic data to begin to model potential effects and identify risk factors for and vulnerabilities of creative industries.”

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