Your Call: Preserving arts and culture in increasingly unaffordable cities
On the January 21st edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss ways to preserve arts and culture in the Bay Area.
In recent surveys, artists in San Francisco and Oakland said that housing and workspace costs make it difficult to be an artist. It's an all too familiar story: the artists who create a dynamic culture are being priced out.
If you’re an artist, what’s your experience been like? And what should cities do to protect the arts?
Moy Eng, Executive Director of Community Arts Stabilization Trust, which purchases and leases space for the exclusive use of nonprofit arts organizations
Hiroko Kurihara, founder and co-owner of the 25th St. Collective, a sustainable sewn-goods incubator and co-founder of Oakland Makers, an organization that supports artistan producers.
The Post News Group: McElhaney Advances Legislation Protecting Black Arts Movement and Businesses
Community Rejuvenation Project: Big Ideas for Oakland’s Downtown Mostly Exclude Artists (Op/Ed)
Community Rejuvenation Project: Cultural Resilience, Community Engagement, and Addressing Displacement from an Equity Standpoint
Mission Local: SF buys 6 buildings keeping artists and others local
San Francisco Arts Commission: 2015 Artist Survey