Advocacy & Research
The arts exist not only for social, cultural or entertainment value. They also have major impact on the economy and education and serve as a primary way for communities to preserve and celebrate our culture and heritage.
Contact Your Elected Officials
Remember advocacy is year-round work, not just when an issue is pending or you need their vote on something important. Contact your elected officials to let them know you appreciate and support public funding for the arts and tell them what the arts mean to your community.
City of Columbus
State of Ohio
- Gov. Mike DeWine
- Look up and email your state legislators, find a guide to advocacy at the state level and other great resources on the Creative Ohio Advocacy page.
U.S. House of Representatives and Senate
- Use the Arts Action Fund Arts Action Center page for national resources and to find and contact your U.S. Representatives and Senators