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Leticia Buckley Joins L.A. County’s Arts Commission
Thursday, Jul 29, 2021

The Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture (Arts and Culture) has announced Leticia Rhi Buckley has joined its Arts Commission, L.A. County’s longstanding advisory body for the arts. The Commission seats 15 members, who are diverse arts community leaders chosen by the Board of Supervisors...

County Moves Forward in Creating Arts Diversity, Inclusion, Equity
Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017

The lack of diverse representation in Hollywood, Broadway, television and film has become a reoccurring issue with little to no work being done to remedy it. In response, the Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a motion, co-authored by arts advocates Supervisors Hilda L. Solis and Sheila Kuehl that...

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