CIVIC PARTNERS AWARD ANNOUNCED

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Mayor Ed Murray just announced $1.7 million in investments to Seattle-based arts, heritage, and cultural organizations through the Office of Arts & Culture. The Civic Partners program will provide funding to 168 organizations in 2014, creating broad public access to quality arts opportunities that promote a diverse cultural community. Selected as a first-time grantee this year, the Office of Arts & Culture got on the phone with Totem Star co-director Daniel Pak for a testimonial on how the funding will affect the youth we serve. Read the whole story on the Mayor’s blog.