Breaking News

President Obama Declares National Arts and Humanities Month

Posted by shannonk on Monday, October 22, 2012

President Obama has issued a proclamation declaring October 2012 to be National Arts and Humanities Month.  Spread the word! What can you do to draw attention to the importance of your program this month?

As the proclamation states, “This month, let us pledge to invest in America’s next generation by ensuring our children have the opportunity to participate in and enjoy the arts and humanities. If we give them the tools to create and innovate, they will do their part to disrupt our views, challenge our perceptions, and stir us to be our best selves.”

Read the full proclamation here:

http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2012/10/01/presidential-proclamation-national-arts-and-humanities-month-2012