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Sharing arts stories with NEA chair

...visitor on the eve of that celebration. The NEA was created by Congress in 1965 with a mission...and artistic lives of all Americans. The NEA has since invested over $5 billion of funds...Americans' lives.The main partners of the NEA are state arts agencies, and the Alaska...
NEA Chairwoman Jane Chu to visit Juneau Tuesday

...which were commissioned and installed with support from the NEA.On Tuesday evening, Chu will be the guest of honor at a public...she will visit with weaver Teri Rofkar, recipient of a 2009 NEA National Heritage Fellowship, and tour the Island Institute...
A brighter future with the arts

...hadn't heard worded so perfectly until Chu took on her role at the NEA."It was the answer to the question I couldn't find when...Juneau's art community to share its love story with art during the NEA 50th anniversary web project at, where people can...
Teachers' union launches ad after proposed education cuts

...attention to education cuts being discussed by state lawmakers.NEA-Alaska says the ad airing in Anchorage, Fairbanks and Juneau...grapples with multibillion-dollar deficits amid low oil prices.NEA-Alaska president Ron Fuhrer, in a release, said Alaska kids...
GOP teachers balk at Obama-centric NEA convention

...publication.National unions such as the NEA - it's the largest teachers union in the...union mobilizes its political machine.NEA leaders have been urging members to hold...72 percent of delegates at last year's NEA convention voted to endorse Obama for re-election...
NEA employees go on strike over salaries, job security

...including three from Juneau, picketed NEA-Alaska offices in Anchorage this morning...Organization of Alaska, the union representing the NEA-Alaska employees. Each side accuses the...mediator," said Rich Kronberg, president of NEA-Alaska. He said a mediation session had...
NEA strikers return to work

...Picketers walked the sidewalk near Juneau's NEA office, at Second and Main streets downtown...senior staff. "It was all about money," NEA-Alaska President Rich Kronberg told the...the statewide union with other matters. NEA-Alaska professionals include four labor...
NEA awards two grants to support Anchorage Museum exhibitions

...settings and hands-on activities.The NEA also awarded a $39,000 grant to the Alaska...and the Anchorage Museum. On Thursday the NEA announced 863 grants totaling $22.5 million. Eight Alaska organizations received NEA grants.
Tlingit weaver wins NEA fellowship

...announced last week by the National Endowment for the Arts. The NEA National Heritage Fellowships are considered America's highest...Museum. She joins other Native Alaskans who have received the NEA fellowship, including Nathan Jackson, Delores Churchill and...
NEA's to celebrate Read Across America Day Saturday at the school at this all-ages event, which will include free books for all who attend.Now in its 16th year, NEA's Read Across America is a year-round program that focuses on motivating children and teens to read through events, partnerships...


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