Enrollment in Healthy PA begins

In 2013 we asked our GroundSwell advocates to rally behind the medicaid expansion and urge Governor Corbett to take the Federal medicaid expansion. This week Governor Corbett's alternative medicaid plan began open enrollment.

Phillyfunguide Partners with OACCE to give City Employees Access to Funsavers

The Cultural Alliance has partnered with the Mayor's Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE) to provide city employees access to Funsavers half-price discounted tickets. City employees will receive offers in their monthly city newsletter, and offers will be promoted on OACCE's website at creativephl.org/funsavers.

Tom Wolf is Governor-Elect: What It Means for Arts & Culture

On Tuesday, November 4, Pennsylvanians elected Tom Wolf to serve as the 47th governor of Pennsylvania. The Cultural Alliance has had a great relationship with the Corbett Administration, especially Mrs. Corbett who serves as the Chair of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and we look forward to working with the Wolf Administration during the transition period and when he takes office in January.

Remember to Vote!

Tomorrow, Tuesday, November 4th, is Election Day! Make a plan to get out and vote between 7am – 8pm. Your vote can make a big difference in Pennsylvania - Be there on Election Day!

Listening Tour Recap

On October 28, the GroundSwell team joined members of the cultural community at the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society for a Listening Tour hosted by Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown, the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce and the Arts + Business Council of Greater Philadelphia. We discussed the impact of arts and culture on the City of Philadelphia, and what the next Mayor and City Council need to do to ensure that our community continues to thrive.

Tonight is the Third and Last Debate!

Tonight at 7pm the gubernatorial candidates will square off in their last debate in Pittsburgh. The Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council is working to ensure that the debate will include questions relating to arts and culture, and we are continuing to encourage the candidates to develop cultural policy agendas.

Cultural Alliance Joins Statewide Coalition to Encourage Gubernatorial Candidates to Develop Cultural Policy Agendas

The Cultural Alliance has been working with cultural agencies from around the state to ensure that arts and culture is part of the discussion during the gubernatorial campaign.

Save The Date: 2014 Annual Member Meeting & Reception

Join your colleagues, supporters of the arts and cultural sector and the board and staff of the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance for our Annual Member Meeting & Reception on October 20, 2014. This year's meeting will be held at The Franklin Institute and will feature the release of our 2014 Portfolio report, generously supported by PNC.

Make arts and culture part of the debate!

This fall the gubernatorial candidates will participate in three debates throughout the Commonwealth and we are working to ensure that arts, culture and other quality of life issues are included in the discussion.

Michelle Obama Takes a Stand for Arts in Schools

On Wednesday, July 16, First Lady Michelle Obama gave the keynote address at the Grammy Museum’s Jane Ortner Education Award luncheon and made one thing clear: arts education must be a top priority in our schools.

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