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Miami Emerging Arts Leaders – Arts Advocacy in 2021- 2/19

Friday, February 19, 2021 at 2 PM

Virtual Event via Zoom

Join President and CEO of the Florida Cultural Alliance, Jennifer Jones, and Michael Spring, Director of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and Chair of the Florida Cultural Alliance, to explore how you can effectively advocate for the arts in Florida. Our state-wide arts advocacy organization, the Florida Cultural Alliance works to increase state’s investment in artists and cultural organizations. Learn how cultural leaders can help make the case for a state arts budget that provides equitable access to cultural grants for the arts in Florida.

Explore the purpose and power of advocacy.
Learn tips on how to advocate effectively.
Why is this an essential skill for emerging arts leaders to develop and harness today and for the future?

To register,  please RSVP here by Thursday, February 18th at 5 PM.
Free event; Registration closes February 18, 2021 at 5 PM; Zoom link will be emailed prior to the meeting.

Hosted by the Miami Emerging Arts Leaders, a program of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, with support from the Arts and Business Council of Miami and the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau.

The Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and its volunteer advisory board, the Cultural Affairs Council, develop cultural excellence, diversity and participation throughout Miami-Dade County by strategically creating and promoting opportunities for our community’s thousands of artists and not-for-profit cultural organizations, and our residents and visitors who are their audiences. (

The Miami Emerging Arts Leaders is an initiative of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs to identify and cultivate the next generation of arts leaders in our community. Modeled after a successful emerging leader program initiated in 1999 by Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts in America, the Miami Emerging Arts Leaders provides networking and resource sharing opportunities to encourage diverse, young/new arts administrators to explore professional development issues and opportunities. Find out about upcoming events by subscribing to the email newsletter:

The Florida Cultural Alliance (FCA) is a not-for-profit organization created in 1983 to develop an informed and engaged statewide non-partisan advocacy network among arts and culture organizations, individuals, artists, businesses and local, state, and federal policymakers and staff.  This network strategically collaborates to increase state’s investment in Florida artists and arts and cultural organizations and elevate the industry, as a whole, to its rightful place as an integral element to the vibrancy of what is now the world’s 17th largest economy. For more information visit

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