Policy

Policy

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.

Envisioning Diridon Station Read the report from our workshop with CatalyzeSV

January 4, 2021
Community, Policy
Peter Allen
As a key component of our mission, San José Arts Advocates are committed to collaborating with other community-based organizations to create a more inclusive, engaged, and empowered San José. That’s why on November 21, 2020, thanks to support from the City of San José, we partnered with CatalyzeSV, San José Jazz, and genARTS Silicon Valley...

Let's go to the replay! City Council Candidate Forums

September 16, 2020
Elections, Policy
SJAA Team
Recently, San José Arts Advocates hosted our first-ever series of candidate forums with the incumbents and challengers vying for City Council Districts 4 and 6 in the November 2020 elections, which could swing the balance of power on the council. Over two nights in early September, we engaged the four candidates in a wide-ranging conversation...