Wednesday, February 20th 

Arrivals/Morning Refreshments: 9am
Program Start: 9:30am

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
9390 North Santa Monica Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

 
Though arts programs in public schools have experienced diminishing support, change is on the rise. Opportunities for expanding arts programs for youth across Los Angeles County are growing and gaining momentum. This discussion will feature an esteemed panel of local arts and education leaders who will highlight some of the exciting initiatives in motion, as well as methods for community involvement. Complimentary morning refreshments sponsored by Porta Via Beverly Hills.


Moderators:
Mark Slavkin, Director of Education, The Wallis
Marielle Wakim, Deputy Editor, Los Angeles Magazine 


Panelists:
Dai Shalon Jordan & Jennifer Lobliner-Cortez, Educators, Turnaround Arts CA
Ledisi, GRAMMY-nominated vocalist & Turnaround CA Teaching Artist
Joe Landon, California Alliance for Arts Education
Pat Wayne, CREATE California. 

PLUS: A special performance by the Chamber Singers from Hamilton High School Academy of Music and Performing Arts. 
 
While admission is free, seat reservations are requested. RSVP: tickets@thewallis.org