NATIONAL Educational RESOURCES
The National Assembly of State Arts Agencies wrote a comprehensive messaging and advocacy
guide on three areas of impact: the creative workforce, literacy development, and cognition and
Keep Arts in Schools offers media and messaging tips.
Americans for the Arts offers one-page, easily distributed research documents to help make the
PTA Online Advocacy Toolkit for Parents offers a good template.
Critical Evidence is a short, free publication from the Arts Education Partnership that
summarizes the last few decades worth of research about the positive impact of the arts on
The KCAAEN Advocacy Toolkit is geared towards state leaders but offers a plethora of facts,
resources, and how-to’s to affect local change. Online videos offer more information.
The Support Music Community Action Kit includes a host of resources, including some in