August 24 Policy and Action Review

Policy Update


MASSCreative continues to monitor and report on state and federal policy that supports equitable communities and a stronger, more inclusive creative sector. 

Learn more in MASSCreative's Federal & State Policy Updates, including:

  • School reopening plans and arts education guidance
  • What we can expect from federal and state government this fall.



Top Actions


Currently, the State House and Senate are in conference committee debating H.4887 and S.2842, An Act Enabling Partnerships for Growth, which includes authorized spending to protect the arts and cultural community. We’re asking our legislators to retain both the House and Senate provisions that would add $11M and $20M in arts & cultural funding respectively. 

Join us and write to your legislators today!

As we approach the September 1 primary, volunteers and staff from candidate campaigns are busy reaching out to voters via calls and texts to urge support for their candidates. Check out these three questions you can ask to learn more about a candidate's vision for arts and culture in the Commonwealth

Three questions for Candidates

Check out all a full list of actions you can take to protect and support the arts and cultural community on our COVID-19 Advocacy page.


Virtual Policy & Action Updates

Thank you to the hundreds of advocates that have joined the MASSCreative team for our weekly Virtual Policy & Action Updates on Fridays from 9:45-10:00am.

Check out MASSCreative’s August 21 Policy & Action Update

Register for MASSCreative’s September 4 Policy & Action Update


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