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LA County Department of Arts and Culture
We are pleased to share the following opportunities and resources:
Healing Centered Engagement Foundations Series
Join LA County Arts Ed Collective For Healing Centered Engagement Foundations

Flourish Agenda is facilitating a series of Healing Centered Engagement (HCE) workshops in collaboration with LA County Arts Ed Collective. These workshops will center a creative practice, while helping understand the HCE framework, think about applications, and illuminate how arts and culture can support the creation and sustaining of healing centered environments.

Participants may attend one or all sessions, with each workshop unpacking a different aspect of the HCE model. Participants will need to register separately for each workshop. There is no cost to participate.
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Alliance for California Traditional Arts
Apply by April 26, 2022

For over 20 years, the Alliance for California Traditional Arts’ (ACTA) Apprenticeship Program has supported California’s cultural traditions with 385 contracts made to outstanding traditional artists and practitioners. The Apprenticeship Program encourages the continuity of the state’s thriving traditional arts and cultures by contracting mentor artists to offer intensive, one-on-one training to eligible apprentices. Each $3,000 contract will support a period of concentrated learning, from 6 mos. to a year, for apprentices who demonstrate a committed engagement with, and a talent for, a specific traditional art form or cultural practice.
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Traditional Arts Roundtable Series

Since 2008, ACTA’s Traditional Arts Roundtable Series has been designed to strengthen intercultural traditional arts networks and to offer opportunities for traditional and tradition-based artists and arts advocates to learn from one another through dialogue, technical assistance, networking, and sharing of community-based arts and culture.

On February 24, ACTA held a Grants Info Session with partners at the California Arts Council, the City of LA’s Department of Cultural Affairs, and the LA County Department of Arts and Culture for an overview of California funding opportunities for traditional artists and traditional arts organizations.
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Expressive Therapites Summit Los Angeles | Creativity & The Arts in Healing

March 24 - April 24, 2022
Over 100 hands-on, completely virtual workshops
Sessions start at $42 each
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Thriving as an Equitable and Inclusive Teaching Artist

Wednesday, April 6, 2022 | 3PM – 4:30PM
Facilitator: P. Valerie Dauphin

How do you create a sustainable and enjoyable career as a teaching artist? With all the initiatives around race, equity, diversity, and inclusion, how do you make sure your work contributes to the solution and not the problem? We’ll explore these questions during this 90-minute interactive conversation with teaching artists throughout greater Los Angeles. Teaching artists from all disciplines are welcome!
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A Window Between Worlds

This "Uplifting Voices: Facilitator Stories" video features Christopher Harriott, LMFT, PPS, who is the founder of The Healing Chariot Counseling Services. He shares about his loss of safety, hope in humanity, and more following the death of George Floyd—along with how A Window Between World's workshop "Riding the Grief Coaster" helped him start to heal.
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League of American Orchestras National Conference | Forward Together
League of American Orchestras 77th National Conference, hosted by the Los Angeles Philharmonic in partnership with the Association of California Symphony Orchestras, will take place June 1-3, 2022 in Los Angeles.

We've all faced unprecedented challenges; now, we reset and reignite. We re-envision how we move ahead into a sustainable future through effective business practices, healthy cultures, and leadership development—as well as lots of live music! At the beginning of the pandemic, we discovered that we were stronger together. This June, we move forward together.

Reminder: Grantees may apply for a scholarship for this conference.
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The Arts and COVID-19: Latest Guidance for Arts And Culture Organizations and Venues
On February 28, the Department hosted the "The Arts and COVID-19: Latest Guidance For Arts and Culture Organizations and Venues" webinar. Below are resources shared during the event.

On our Reopening Arts and Culture Safely page, you will find:
In addition to this website material, we have recorded the event.
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Don't Forget to Take Advantage of Your P.D. Scholarships Benefits
We offer 100% scholarships (up to $600) to cover registration costs for professional development opportunities such as conferences or workshops for Organizational Grant Program (OGP) and Arts Internship Program (AIP) grantees and the arts programming and administration staff of Community Impact Arts Grant (CIAG) grantee organizations. Your organization must be a current grantee in good standing in order to participate in the scholarship program.

Visit the Professional Development page for full details on all eligibility and participation requirements, some of which are:
  • Participating staff must meet the eligibility requirements defined by organizational budget size.
  • Benefits include up to 5 classes at CNM or TNP per organization, and 5 scholarships (of up to $600) per organization every grant year. Please refer to your grant programs Exhibit B for a review of your current grant cycle timeline: OGP, AIP, and CIAG.
  • As a reminder, municipal grantees are not eligible to enroll in nonprofit trainings.
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LA Culture Net: Arts and Culture's Virtual Bulletin Board

"LA Skyline" by Susan Logoreci.
Subscription Reminder

An organizational representative should be subscribed to LA Culture Net (LACN) to receive PD and other announcements from the field that are not included in our Newsletter.

In order to spare your inbox, moving forward we will post opportunities for professional development conferences and trainings as well as external funding opportunities on LA Culture Net.

To sign up:
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  3. Once you receive a confirmation email for your account from, you’re set to subscribe to the laculturenet group.
  4. Note: It may take a few days to approve your subscription to the group.
  5. You will receive a confirmation email with a reminder that events, grants, and professional development opportunities from outside entities will be shared there moving forward as well as a note on how to sign up.
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LA County Department of Arts and Culture
1055 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 800
Los Angeles, CA 90017
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