Eduardo Robles is the Manager of Communications and Field Engagement at Californians for the Arts (CFTA). He currently serves as a Committee Co-Chair for Partnerships and Resourcing with the Creative States Coalition and liaises CFTA’s Racial and Cultural Equity Committee. He formerly worked as an Arts Associate for the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, project managing the NEA Our Town grant Promise Zone Arts alongside the agency’s global cities and cultural policy initiatives. He was a graduate student intern at the City of Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism, specializing in public art policy, community planning, and creative placemaking. Robles earned a B.A. in History from the University of California Santa Cruz and an M.A. in Public Humanities from Brown University. As an agent of systems change, Robles advances communications, research, and digital storytelling to shape and shift dominant narratives, enable greater equity, collaborations, and build capacity for more public investment and access to Arts and Culture.
“I’m excited to connect with national Latinx arts leaders and cultural practitioners to learn about emerging practices, experiences in the field, and priorities to empower Latinx cultural production.”