San José Arts Advocates

A collaborative of the San José creative community dedicated to education, advocacy, and action to support arts and culture.

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Join with fellow creatives, arts supporters, and community members.


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Get tips and tools to let your voice be heard by decision makers at all levels.


Create art, create change, and create a community you are proud to be a part of!

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Recent Posts

City Budget for FY2020–2021 Invest in the Arts for a More Equitable and Resilient San José

June 10, 2020
Now is not the time to divest from the important community building and reflection work that is done by our nonprofit arts sector. Sadly, that is exactly what our city leaders are proposing.

Black Lives Matter

June 7, 2020
The horrific murder of George Floyd and countless other Black lives at the hands of police officers have left all of our communities agonizing in pain and grief. At San José Arts Advocates, it has been difficult to articulate the outrage and despair of this moment, yet we know that silence is not an option.

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