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State of the Arts 2020

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kristina wong


Pat Wayne (she/her)

Program Director, CreateCA

Karen Mack

Executive Director, LA Commons

Ryan Smith

CEO, Partnership for LA Schools

Andrea Lofthouse-Quesada

ACTIVATE Innovator

Mark Slavkin

Director of Education, Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts

Eric V. Ibarra

ACTIVATE Innovator

Amy Aquino

Chair, Arts for LA

Marqueece Harris-Dawson

LA City Council District 8

Julie Baker

Executive Director, Californians for the Arts

Amanda Gorman

Inaugural National Youth Poet Laureate

Nahal Jalali

2020 Laura Zucker Research Fellow

Cheyanne Sauter (s/h)

Executive Director, Art Share LA

Shawn Kravich

Executive Director, Snap Foundation

Joan Weinstein

Director, Getty Foundation

Kristin Sakoda

Director, LA County Department of Arts + Culture


General Manager, Department of Cultural Affairs

Miranda Wright

Director, LA Performance Project

Cobi Krieger

ACTIVATE Innovator

Sheila Reamer

ACTIVATE Innovator

Monica Harte

ACTIVATE Innovator

Denise Grande

Director of Education, LA County Department of Arts + Culture

Collette Alleyne

Chief Education Officer

Emma Howard

Director of Planning, LA City District 4


Program Manager, LA County Department of Arts + Culture

Elena Muslar

Creative Career Coach and Community Arts Consultant

Elida Ledesma

Executive Director, Arts for Healiing + Justice Network

Lucia Torres

Executive Director, Las Fotos Project

Cordelia Istel

Director of Organizing, Arts for LA

Gustavo Herrera

Executive Director, Arts for LA

Fabian Fuertes

SOTA Emcee

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