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LEAP Students Participate in Arts for Colorado’s Arts Advocacy Day

LEAP Master's students meet with Joann Ginal, Colorado House of Representatives member from the 52nd District. The students met with elected officials at the State Capitol for Arts for Colorado’s Arts Advocacy Day 2015.

LEAP Master’s students meet with Joann Ginal, Colorado House of Representatives member from the 52nd District. The students met with elected officials at the State Capitol for Arts for Colorado’s Arts Advocacy Day 2015.

On Wednesday, March 11, 2015, eleven LEAP Institute for the Arts undergraduate and graduate students, with two professors, traveled to Denver to participate in Arts for Colorado’s Arts Advocacy Day.

This event offered LEAP students dynamic professional development sessions, and a chance to speak with elected political officials about the importance of the arts. Students enjoyed presentations by:

DSC_0662Presentations covered arts policy, arts politics within music education programs, NASA’s use of the arts, arts in healthcare, and much more!

Students even had the chance to speak with Senate and House of Representatives officials and watch proceedings in the House of Representatives.

Arts for Colorado (AFC) is a nonpartisan, statewide nonprofit 501(c)4 organization dedicated to improving the climate for creative industries throughout the state, facilitating advocacy for Colorado’s arts and culture, and preserving and expanding state-level public- and private-sector support for the arts.

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