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Sunday, June 11, 2017
oakland city council cancels special budget meeting
Jun 11 at 8:48 PM
Hello OCNC members,
The City Council Budget meeting THIS MONDAY, JUNE 12th hasbeen
canceled. Due to this unforeseen event OCNC will be rescheduling our
Day of Action Rally to a later date. We look forward to a future day of
action with civic engagement and PEOPLE POWER!!
At the same time, the City’s Finance Director recently released a memo stating that funding for a cultural arts commission will come back in the mid-cycle budget
adjustment after the Cultural Affairs Division's summer community
engagement process that "informs the governance of the Cultural Arts
WE CANNOT WAIT.
Our 2-year community process has revealed that Oaklanders need a cultural arts commission right now with the following key impact areas:
Work collaboratively across city agencies
Make funding recommendations
Coordinate arts policy activities
Promote cultural policies and plans
Develop policy recommendations for cultural preservation and equity
Develop and adopt a cultural master plan that supports arts and cultural preservation
cannot accept the city’s promise to address Arts & Culture during
the mid-cycle budget adjustment. We need their commitment NOW -
addback $1.33 million in the 2017-2019 budget NOW!
JOIN the Thunderclap campaign HEREby no later than 6pm tomorrow (posts Tuesday afternoon). We have to get 100 supporters, we are currently at 27.
SHARE the Thunderclap campaign with 5
people in your network – WE NEED YOU to help us reach more artists,
local arts organizations, Oakland residents, elected officials and ALL
neighborhoods in Oakland. Here is the link to sign up and share: http://bit.ly/2raYtc9
Let's do this OCNC! For the people, for the culture, for the town!
Take a look at OCNC's budget policy memo here. We have be sharing this with Oakland’s elected officials.