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.

Learn

Attend workshops and forums or read up on issues affecting the community.

Advocate

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

Create

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

Upcoming Events

: Meet Your City Council - Raul Peralez (D3) : Join us for an interactive forum with the Downtown San José Councilmember!

April 29, 2021
Raul Peralez is a lifelong resident of San José and is currently serving as the Councilmember for District 3, which encompasses the city’s Downtown core and surrounding neighborhoods. Raul left his career with the San José Police Department after eight years, becoming the first active duty officer in the history of San José to be...

Recent Posts

Mayor’s March Budget Message Released

March 15, 2021
Policy
SJAA Team
The SJAA Core Team has reviewed the Mayor’s budget message for items that would have a direct impact on the creative community.

An Open Letter to Mayor Liccardo SJAA response to the censorship of the Holding the Moment exhibit

February 20, 2021
Community, Op-Ed, Policy
SJAA Team
SJAA believes in a public process for the installation and deinstallation of any and all public art projects. Sign our letter to Mayor Liccardo calling on the City to conduct a thorough public review of the series of events that led to the early deinstallation of the Holding the Moment exhibit.

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