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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Mayor's March Budget Message FY 24-25 Our budget advocacy begins today!

March 19, 2024
Advocacy, Policy
Today, the San José City Council will be considering Mayor Mahan's March Budget Message, which includes directions to the City Manager for how to structure the City's budget for the coming fiscal year beginning in July. We just sent a letter to the City Council letting them know where we stand!

Speak Up for SJAA Priorities! Attend the Study Session or Send an Email

February 15, 2024
Advocacy, Policy
As avid readers of our newsletter know, the San José City Council is holding a study session on Arts, Destination Marketing, and Destination Events tomorrow, February 16, beginning at 9:00am. In advance of this special meeting more than a year in the making, SJAA’s Core Team has been educating the Mayor, Councilmembers, and their staffs about...

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