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The OAAE Advocacy Network
Discover what you need to be an advocate, including message content, the status of arts education in Ohio and talking points.

How Does Your District Rate?
Take this simple self-test to assess your district's arts education programs.

Let's Make a Plan
These steps can help your efforts to stop cuts in your district's arts education programs.

The Legislative Process
Learn about the process of law-making in Ohio.

Supporting Quality Arts Education Programs
Share these eight reasons to support arts education.

Ohio Citizens for the Arts
Use this online link to access elected officials, legislation and media contacts.

The Creative Industries in Ohio
This data shows how the arts make an economic impact.

What's on Your Shelf?
Reference this list of resources and research in support of arts education.

Arts Advocacy Websites
Link to these organizations for the latest information and support.

Speak Up! for the Arts TOOLKIT


Watch the Speak Up! For the Arts videoSpeak Up for the Arts

duration: 15 minutes

Teachers, parents, administrators and artists speak up about the impact the arts have on learning and the need to support arts education.

Watch the Advocate for the Arts videoAdvocate for the Arts
duration: 12 and a half minutes

Ohio Citizens for the Arts and the Ohio Alliance for Arts Education offer practical advice and encouragement.