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#Democrats are proud of our support for arts funding and education, and will continue policies and programs that promote the creative arts. 8/11 #DemPartyPlatform #ArtsFunding #ArtsEducation Image
#Democrats support public funding for the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and for art and music education in public schools. 9/11 #DemPartyPlatform #NEA #NEH Image
#Democrats recognize that federal grants supporting nonprofit cultural organizations, artists, scholars, and state and local governments help increase participation in the arts, enhance appreciation, and strengthen our nation's cultural heritage. 10/11 #DemPartyPlatform #Arts Image
#Democrats value the arts and art education for developing imagination, creativity, innovation, and critical thinking skills in students and for building bridges between people and communities across the country and around the world. 11/11 #DemPartyPlatform #Arts #ArtEducation Image

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