Author(s): Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 2001

A strategic business plan, based on current research data, designed to address the needs and issues facing arts and cultural organizations and constituents in the Sacramento Metropolitan area.

Author(s): Sanchez-Jankowski, Martina
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 2001

This article looks at the impact of ethnic group history on perceptions of civic engagement and argues that, instead of there being 1 civic culture in the , there are a variety of civic subcultures.

Author(s): Mark J. Stern and Susan C. Seifert
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 2001

This evaluation report from the Culture Builds Communities Project reviews a four-year comprehensive community grant program. The goals of this program were to both increase participation in the arts and to foster community building through the arts and culture.

Author(s): Halley, Jeffrey A.; Valdez, Avelardo; Nava, Steve
Date of Publication: Nov 01, 2001

This article compares two strategies by which Mexican-American community arts centers attempted to link themselves with the communities they serve and with other organizations that promote the culture of the community. Jeffrey Halley, of the University of Texas at San Antonio; Avelardo Valdez of the University of Houston; and Steve Nava of the University of California at Santa Cruz, explore this dynamic.

Author(s): Pettey, Janice Gow
Date of Publication: Oct 31, 2001

Raising money in todays diverse communities is a growing challenge for fundraisers and philanthropists, requiring thoughtful strategies, successful collaborations, and a respectful understanding of peoples differences.

Author(s): Cvjeticanin, Biserka; Obuljen, Nina; Neil, Garry; Bernier, Ivan; Grant, Peter S.; Kim, Hong-Joon; Sagnia, Burama K.; Segovia, Rafael
Date of Publication: Oct 31, 2001

This selection of texts promotes the idea of building a Global Cultural Pact and raises awareness about cultural diversity issues internationally. (from abstract)

Author(s): Arthurs, Alberta; Wallach, Glenn; and Wills, Gary
Date of Publication: May 01, 2001

Explores both the points of tension and the areas of common ground for understanding the relationship between religion and the arts in American life. Produced in collaboration with the Henry Luce Foundation, this anthology may be ordered through the New Press.

Author(s): Early, James; Fitzpatrick, James; Lloyd, Mark; Romano, John; Sohn, Gigi; Wattenberg, Ben
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2001

The publication provides an overview and analysis of freedom and diversity of expression. Discussed were the cultural policy implications of freedom of expression issues, ranging from V-chip technology to federal support of the arts and television.

Author(s): Collins, Tim
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 2000

Set in the context of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the former steel capital of the , this paper explores the potential for a renewed civic or democratic dialogue on a specific brownfield development site.

Author(s): Breen, Bill
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 2000

The author discusses the importance of location on a companys ability to attract talent.