NALAC Advocacy Leadership Institute
The NALAC Advocacy Leadership Institute is building the next generation of arts advocates.
NALAC Welcomes Our 2024 Advocacy Leadership Fellows
NALAC is excited to announce the 2024 Advocacy Leadership Institute (ALI) fellows! The 2024 cohort features thirteen individuals from communities in California, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, New Mexico, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, and Texas, working in arts education, dance, theatre, visual arts, presenting and multidisciplinary works.
The NALAC Advocacy Leadership Institute (ALI) is a program for artists, arts administrators, and cultural workers seeking to gain valuable tools for shaping cultural policies.
The application for the 2024 NALAC Advocacy Leadership Institute (ALI) has passed.
Individuals applying for the Advocacy Leadership Institute
✔ Must be at least 21 years of age.
✔ Must be a first-time participant of the Advocacy Leadership Institute
✔ Must be an Individual or Organizational member of NALAC
Supporting people of color shaping arts advocacy.
Through the NALAC Advocacy Leadership Institute, participants are equipped with necessary tools to communicate effectively with elected officials, lead proactive efforts in their own communities, and understand the frameworks involved in shaping cultural policy.
The yearly NALAC Advocacy Leadership Institute (ALI) is a three-day intensive training program in Washington, D.C. with sessions taking place on Capitol Hill, the National Endowment of the Arts, Americans for the Arts and various Smithsonian institutions.
Our alumni continue to empower and strengthen the arts and culture field.
NALAC’s robust network of alumni consists of artists, art leaders, educators, and folkloric and cultural practitioners representing all disciplines from all around the world. Our alumni continue to empower and strengthen the arts and culture field and lay foundations for future generations to come. To date, NALAC has over 751 alumni of our leadership programs.
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Thank You to our Supporters
NALAC wishes to thank the community of funding partners whose strategic investment in the ALI contributes to the vitality of the greater Latino arts and culture field.