One Percent for Culture

Dynamic Testimonies Offered in Support of Increased Expense Funding for Culture


On March 20, 2015 cultural advocates including One Percent for Culture, the New York City Arts Coalition, the Cultural Institutions Group, the Asian American Arts Alliance, The Laundromat Project, The Field, Exploring the Metropolis, The Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York, Theatre of the Oppressed, Elders Share the Arts, Dance/NYC, and The League of Independent Theater, joined together with artists in asking the City Council for a $30 million increase in expense funding for culture. Many groups offered dynamic, artistic, or performative testimonies. Check out some of the live tweets from the hearing and an post from A.R.T./New York. below.

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