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Arts and music education increases student engagement, improves students’ cognitive development, fosters creative and critical thinking, and helps prepare students for good-paying jobs.

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This ballot measure will increase funding for arts and music education programs in California public schools

Doesn't Raise Taxes

Provides additional funding for arts and music education in public schools - without raising taxes.

Strict Accountability

Schools will be required to publish reports showing how the money was used to directly benefit students.

Improves Academic Outcomes & Equity

Provides additional funding to schools that serve Black, Latino or low-income students.

Barely 1 in 5 California public schools has a dedicated arts or music teacher

You can help every student in every school across California gain access to arts and music education

Join the Movement to ensure access to arts and music education in public schools.

This measure will provide additional funding for arts and music education without raising taxes

Arts and music education includes music, dance, theater, and painting and contemporary arts like computer graphics, animation and coding, costume design, and film – so students can be prepared for arts jobs of the future.

This measure will provide additional funding for arts and music education without raising taxes

Arts and music education includes music, dance, theater and painting and contemporary arts like computer graphics, animation and coding, costume design and film – so kids can be prepared for arts jobs of the future.

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On Tuesday, April 26, 2022, the #VoteArtsAndMusic ballot measure for arts and music education in public schools celebrated a milestone of obtaining more than 1 million signatures - many collected by volunteers from around the state - to qualify for the November ballot. The official kick-off for the campaign included performances by students of all ages across California, presentations from teachers, and appearances from entertainment industry leaders and celebrities. The event was hosted by the coalition leader, Austin Beutner, and Entertainment Tonight’s Kevin Frazier.
April 27, 2022
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Educators, artists, entertainers, entrepreneurs and community leaders support Arts & Music:

Dr. Dre

Grammy Winning Muscian

Issa Rae

American Actress, Writer, and Producer

will.i.am

Musician

Laura Fox

Chair of PS Arts

John Lithgow

Award-winning Actor

Jimmy Iovine

Entrepreneur

Antonia Hernández

President and CEO, California Community Foundation

Ravi Rajan

President, California Institute of the Arts

Michael A. Lawson

President & CEO of Los Angeles Urban League

Educators, artists, entertainers, entrepreneurs and community leaders support Arts & Minds:

Dr. Dre

Grammy Winning Muscian

Issa Rae

American Actress, Writer, and Producer

will.i.am

Musician

Laura Fox

Chair of PS Arts

John Lithgow

Award-winning Actor

Jimmy Iovine

Entrepreneur

Antonia Hernández

President and CEO, California Community Foundation

Ravi Rajan

President, California Institute of the Arts

Michael A. Lawson

President & CEO of Los Angeles Urban League

Fender + FLOOD Magazine Present: Vote Arts And Minds Sessions

The Marias - "Little by Little"

LA’s alt-pop darlings The Marias perform the bilingual standout track from their recent debut album, “Cinema,” to help increase awareness for the ballot measure for arts and music education in California.

Ink - "Saving Grace"

Originally from Frankfurt, Germany, R&B artist INK crafted her sound in Atlanta. The self-proclaimed “Hood Celine Dion” performs on this episode of “Vote Arts and Mind Sessions” to help increase awareness for the ballot measure for arts and music education in California.

Ade - "Die"

Eclectic NYC-based singer/songwriter/producer Ade performs “Die” from his debut album, “Midnight Pizza,” to help increase awareness for Vote Arts and Minds’ ballot measure for arts and music education in California.

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