REBOUND - ARTS Equity & Recovery Series (#3) 10/7/21 - BIPOC Voices & Reflections on Local Arts & Culture

How can we move towards increased stability, and a thriving local Arts & Culture sector?

 

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REBOUND 3: Survey to Inform Next REBOUND Event

To learn about emerging issues and concerns directly from the community as we reopen, we ask you take this short survey to help us determine the focus of the next REBOUND - ARTS Equity & Recovery event. We want the event to be representative of our arts & culture communities and be driven by your interest and needs. Please share this survey with your communities (too) - Thank you!

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REBOUND 12/17 - Re-imagine San Francisco Through the Arts Recap & Resources

On 12/17/20, Arts for a Better Bay Area and SAFEHouse Arts initiated the 2nd Rebound: ARTS, Equity & Recover series, Re-Imagine San Francisco Through the Arts. The event was realized through a significant collaboration between several arts organizations, cultural centers, cultural districts, and leaders. Click 'continue reading' for a recap, materials, and to share your thoughts on the event and topic!

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REBOUND - ARTS Equity & Recovery Series (#2) - 12/17, Re-imagine San Francisco Through the Arts

Art and culture are represented throughout the Mayor’s Economic Recovery Task Force (ERTF) recommendations. Join us to learn what recommendations came out of the City's ERTF, and how we can use the arts to move forward together.

 

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REBOUND - 9/24, Arts & Recovery for Smaller Venues and Organizations Recap & Resources

Arts for a Better Bay Area and SAFEhouse Arts were proud to host this panel and discussion on 9/24/20 to connect with several local arts leaders working at the forefront of recovery efforts. We shared candid conversations about what we know, discussed what we wish we knew, and considered what we can be doing in the short and long-term. Two themes surfaced during the event; there are still many questions and a need to advocate for our venues, organizations, and sector. Please click below to access recordings and resource documents.

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Launching REBOUND - ARTS Equity & Recovery Series - 9/24, Arts & Recovery for Smaller Venues and Organizations

Are you confused about the arts reopening in San Francisco? You are not alone. Join us to hear from and connect with local arts leaders working at the forefront of recovery efforts, now.

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Bay Area Arts Worker Relief Fund Begins Second Wave of Grants ~ July 22, 2020

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Bay Area Arts Worker Relief Funds - (Please Donate)

Due to the Covid-19 Crisis Artists, Workers, and Organizations Are Struggling.

 

The cancelation and closure of events, performances, and programs are having a drastic effect on the arts and culture sector and its workers.

 

Please help by donating to the Bay Area Arts Worker Relief Funds, NOW.  

 

Arts for a Better Bay Area has joined with several local Bay Area arts service organizations to establish funds to aid cultural workers (sector-wide) during the crisis.

 

Thanks to the following organizations for stepping up to develop this initiative to assist arts workers in need: ArtspanDancer's GroupEmerging Arts ProfessionalsIndependent Arts & MediaIntersection for the Arts, and Theatre Bay Area 

 

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Take Action Toolkit - Regarding AB-5 (CA law on worker classification)

AB-5 went into law on January 1, 2020. While it intends to protect workers, there is much concern from many sectors of the economy and workforce about the possible negative impacts the law will have on businesses, nonprofits, and independent workers.

Assembly Member Gonzalez’s (author) is now reviewing and considering amending and clarifying the law, now called AB-1850. Continue reading to learn how to send your messages, opinions, and requests to lawmakers.

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State Law AB-5 - How Does It Impact Arts & Culture Nonprofits and Independent Contractors?

If You Are an Arts and Culture Organization that Retains Independent Contractors, or, You Are an Independent Contractor -- Make Sure You Are Informed About State Law AB-5 and How it can Affect You

 

AB-5 Will Go Into Effect on January 1, 2020, So There Is No Time to Waste!

AB-5 tightens up the rules used to determine whether a worker can be classified as an independent contractor. While the bill intends to advance worker rights, benefits, and protections (only available to employees), the law will have an impact on arts sector organizations and individuals. Use this page to access a variety of materials and opportunities to learn more!

Also, please take this short survey by Californians for the Arts and share so arts advocates can learn more about your interests and concerns to share with lawmakers!

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