Amend Cultural Access Legislation
Current CAWA legislation puts restrictions on cities and counties with a population over 1.5 million. We wish to remove those restrictions so that communities can create cultural access programs that reflect their community needs.
Fully Fund a Statewide Data Dashboard
4Culture created a data dashboard based on data from Washington’s Office of the Superintendent for Public Instruction (OSPI) showing information about arts education in King County school districts. It revealed a deeply inequitable distribution of required, core arts programs.
Equitable Levy and Local Effort Assistance Structures Targeted to Student Needs
Current funding system allocates education dollars based on district property values, not student need. This impacts the types of programming and opportunities students have access to--reinforcing inequities.
Support ArtsWA's Arts Integration and Early Learning Program
Early childhood educators will expand their ability to facilitate interdisciplinary, arts-integrated lessons and receive support to make intentional connections between the arts and the development of math, language, and social emotional skills.
Building for the Arts
Building for the Arts has supported 241 projects, providing approximately $113M in capital support across the state.
Continue to support the first production incentive program in the country to reserve its funding exclusively for projects that are creatively driven by Washington resident filmmakers.
Fund the SunDome
Repairs to the artwork are needed or the state risks losing it altogether.
This small-scale capital improvement pilot program will boost the tourism and economic potential of communities.
Fund Maritime Heritage
The governor's proposed 2020 supplemental Budget includes one-time funding of $150,000 in DAHP's budget to support development of the management plan-- an amount that will be matched with federal funds.
A Reusable Bag Bill for Washington
On average, American use 500 plastic bags a year. That is 2 billion used in Washington State alone.
Sustainably fund WDFW
To avoid the loss of services and recreational and commercial opportunities, fully fund the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife on an ongoing basis.
Expanded Powers to Historical Societies
Support HB 2837 and SB 6571