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Advocacy & Impacts

In an effort to support raising awareness of the issues and concerns impacting the work of culture bearers, cultural organizations, and others in the field of folklife, these resources are shared to empower local, regional and national advocacy efforts.

National Case Statements & Research 

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Close Listening: A National Case for the Value & Impact of Folk & Traditional Arts

National Endowment for the Arts

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Centering the Picture:

The Role of Race & Ethnicity in Cultural Engagement in the U.S.

National State Arts Assemblies

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National Support Systems for Folklife, Traditional Arts and Culture Heritage

ACTA & AFC

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Folklore Advocacy Toolkit

American Folklore Society 

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New Report Released on the Economic Impact of the Arts and Cultural Sector

National Endowment for the Arts

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Inspiring The American Spirit

America 250

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The Art of Reopening Webinar

National Endowment for the Arts

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Native Arts And Culture Report

Native Arts And Culture Foundation

African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund

National Trust for Historic Preservation
 

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Living Traditions Portfolio Analysis

National Endowment for the Arts

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Rural Strategies

National Rural Assembly

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Adapting in Crisis:

Case Studies of Resilience in the Arts

Knight Foundation

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Traditional Cultural

Properties

National Parks Service

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The Creation of the American Folklife Center

American Folklore Society 

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We Must Put Creative Workers to Work

Americans For The Arts

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What is FolkLore

American Folklore Society 

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Extraordinary Times, Extraordinary Measures

Ford Foundation

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Understanding Humanities Program Impacts

National Humanities Alliance

Special Issues From The Field

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Blue Ridge

Music Trails Research

BRMT

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Folklorists In The South- Report

South Arts

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Artists Safety Net Impact Report

CERF+

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Native Americans In Philanthropy

The Need

NAIP

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International Traditional Knowledge Institute

ITKI*US

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Central Appalachian Folk and Traditional Arts (CAFTA) Survey and Planning Project

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation

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Arts, Culture and the Revival of Hawaiian Language

Change Report

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Feasibility Report On A Maryland Folklife Center

Maryland Folklife Center

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Diversify The Stage

Diversify The Stage

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US-Mexico Border

Maribel Alzarez

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2020 Gullah Geechee Corridor Heritage Tourism Study

Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Commission

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Cultural institutions, under COVID-19 Op-Ed

Tennessean

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Measuring Folk-

Audience Measurements

Folk Alliance

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The Association of American Cultures 

Open Dialogues

TAAC

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Teaching For Equity

Journal of Folklore and Education

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National Snapshot of COVID-19 Impact on United States Museums

American Alliance of Museums

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