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    Arts Enabler Awardees 2018 Spotlight Series - Michelle Holdt

    Michelle Holdt, Founding Executive Director, Arts Ed Matters (Arts Education)

    Bio: Michelle Holdt is the Founding Executive Director of Arts Ed Matters. She is an arts integration specialist and theater educator with a strong commitment to leading an arts rich life and making the arts available for all children. For 20 years in the Bay Area, she has been a drama teacher, professional development facilitator, arts education leader, & a passionate arts education community member. She is also the proud mom of three awesome artists!

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    Leading SF Mayoral Candidates and the Arts – Watch and Share Before June 5, 2018 Election

    The arts community asked the four leading San Francisco mayoral candidates - Angela Alioto, Supervisor London Breed, Supervisor Jane Kim, and Senator Mark Leno - their position on how to best support the arts in our city.

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