Advocacy and Outreach

AC5 advocates for the arts in a number of ways, including working with local, regional, state and national agencies and organizations.

Partner groups include the California Arts Council, California Arts Advocates, Americans for the ARTs, Poetry Out Loud, and the California Summer School for the Arts.   

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Poetry Out Loud 2014 Contra Costa Winner, Victoria Baca, Las Lomas High School, Walnut Creek                                                                                                                          
Our commissioners are our eyes and ears to the County's diverse neighborhoods and communities; liaisons to artists, and arts and cultural groups and organizations. AC5 actively supports these efforts, and is always seeking opportunities to strengthen arts and culture in Contra Costa County.