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Candidate Questionnaires March 5, 2024 Primary Election

February 9, 2024
Elections, Policy
This week, ballots were mailed to all California voters for the March 5 Primary Election. In San José, the mayor and five council seats (in even-numbered districts) are up for election, and there are competitive races for two Santa Clara County supervisor seats. This is our chance to have an impact on who makes the...
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Virtual Meet-Up

October 11, 2023
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SJAA Community Briefing 2023

February 24, 2023
Learn about SJAA, our advocacy priorities, and how you can be a part of making San José a more creative city!

Mayor’s March Budget Message Released Where's the arts?

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.

Holding the Moment Virtual Forum

January 14, 2021
As part of our mission to educate, advocate, and act to support arts and culture, San José Arts Advocates are hosting a Virtual Forum on Thursday, January 21, from 5:30pm to 6:30pm to discuss the public art process in the City of San José and recent events related to the Holding the Moment exhibit. We...

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...