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Tacoma Is Passing the State’s First Cultural Access Program

November 13th, 2018|Categories: Access, Cultural Arts, Media, Tacoma Creates|Tags: , , |

By Rich Smith Here's one more reason to seriously consider a move to Tacoma. With over 65 percent support for Proposition 1, a.k.a "Tacoma Creates," it looks like Tacoma will have the first cultural access program in the state of Washington. Thanks to the wisdom of voters, the city [...]

Tacomans just voted to tax themselves for arts funding

November 9th, 2018|Categories: Access, Cultural Arts, Media, Tacoma Creates|Tags: , , |

KUOW - Marcie Sillman Tacoma has done what King County couldn’t: Residents have passed a sales tax to fund arts and cultural projects in the city. More than 60 percent of Tacoma voters said yes to the tax, a penny per every $10 purchase. Advocates for the new tax, [...]

Voters should look out for children’s best interests.

November 8th, 2018|Categories: Access, Cultural Arts, Media, Neighborhoods, Tacoma Creates, Youth|Tags: , , |

Voters should look out for children’s best interests. What grade did they earn Tuesday? We’d say a solid “C” By The News Tribune Editorial Board Have you started thinking about what to get your kids for Christmas yet? South Sound parents had a great opportunity this week for an [...]

Will adults step up for kids like me?

November 3rd, 2018|Categories: Access, Cultural Arts, Media, Tacoma Creates, Youth|Tags: , , |

Arts Tax: Will adults step up for kids like me? By Jessica Zou The News Tribune | November 02, 2018 When I was 13, I battled missing my father, depression and eating disorders. Art therapy gave me a platform that would not judge or criticize my emotions. The safety [...]

Tacoma Creates Newsletter: One more YES vote for Tacoma Creates

November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Access, Cultural Arts, History, Tacoma Creates, Youth|Tags: , , |

There are just a few days left to send in your ballot and to make sure your friends, family and neighbors have voted as well. Need some inspiration for yourself or others to check YES for Tacoma Creates? We know just the thing: One of these free arts, culture, [...]