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Trump Transition Team to Eliminate the NEA

Posted on: Jan 19, 2017

On the eve of Donald Trump’s Inauguration, The Hill newspaper reported that Trump Transition Team staff intend to recommend that the President eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities as well as privatize the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

This decades-old proposal from the politically conservative Heritage Foundation and House Republican Study Committee is expected to be included in the Congressional House Budget Resolution, but it would be much more serious if it is also proposed by the Trump Administration.

Beginning tomorrow, legislative and executive branch action will start taking place very quickly. We need to be prepared, organized, and educated about what’s at stake.

Please help us recruit more free Arts Action Fund members, spread the word, and raise some money to support our grassroots activities.

1. Share this page with your personal network. Try to specifically get at least five of your friends to join the Arts Action Fund for FREE.

2. Get the word out to all your Friends and Followers. Share on Facebook and Twitter about our Campaign to Save the NEA because there is strength in numbers.

3. Contribute to the Arts Action Fund to keep your membership in good standing, so we can continue to send you updates on the campaign.

4. Register for the Arts Advocacy Day conference on Capitol Hill on March 20-21, 2017.

You can read Americans for the Arts and Arts Action Fund President and CEO Bob Lynch’s response here.