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JR “Nexus” Russ
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Arts Administrator, Burner, Cultural Warrior
Arts Administrator, Burner, Cultural Warrior

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NEA Funding in the District in FY17
So I woke up this morning wanting to examine how the elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts would affect the District starting with this current fiscal year's numbers. And there are two aspects to this. The first is how it affects the funding of...

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Council dates for artists and arts advocates in the District
DC Arts & Artist Advocates! Save the dates for the following hearings at The Council of the District of Columbia. And please share. Committee on Finance & Revenue - Chairperson Jack Evans *To testify contact: Sarina Loy, sloy@dccouncil.us or 202-724-8058 DC...

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"Fired Up!! Ready to Go!!"

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Why Word Matter - The difference between arts advocacy and advocacy for artists
So here's a post I shared on Facebook: This is the full text: Why words matter as it relates to arts advocacy and advocacy for "artists".  I realize I might be overanalyzing it, but if you look at other organizing efforts, the Women's March, the Immigrants'...

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A [Completely New] Way of Life: Urban Sprawl
From TreeHugger quoting Shawn Lawrence Otto's Fool Me Twic e, in a post from December 28, 2016: In 1945, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists began advocating for "dispersal," or "defense through decentralization" as the only realistic defense against nucl...

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