WEDNESDAY, DEC. 18
Tonight, you can tell the Arts Council for Long Beach what you think of their work and, most importantly, share your ideas for the future of arts and culture in Long Beach.
The ACLB has been busy this year, from reinvigorating the monthly LB Artwalk in the East Village to launching an Arts luncheon fundraiser to create more paid internships, to supporting various events and artists throughout the city; the list goes on and on.
But now, they’re dreaming of an even bigger picture and asking for the community’s valued input.
The ACLB’s Open Conversations events are informal gatherings where attendees can discuss arts-related issues. This time, the discussion will hone in on a planning process the nonprofit will use to determine their work for an upcoming five-year period, starting in 2021.
“It is critical that we have as many voices in our process and our goal is to host at least 100 individuals per meeting, intentionally aiming to ensure inclusive and equitable participation for all Long Beach communities,” according to the event description.
Another great thing: If you can’t make this first meeting, the next one will take place at the District 9 field office at 6509 Gundry Ave. on Jan. 29 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. There will be a third meeting in February with the date to be announced.
Giving us a moment’s pause: Look how far they’ve come!
The conversation takes place at Long Beach City College’s Pacific Coast Campus; 1305 E. Pacific Coast Highway in Room GG-238. Park in Lot 2 for $2. To RSVP, click here.
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