The Coalition on Coalitions (CoCs) supports NAMM members and their networks working on state-level music and arts education advocacy efforts. The California network provides tactics, resources and best practices to move and improve state-level policies, funding and advocacy for music and arts education.

Latest Update

8/18/21, California Department of Public Health COVID Update

The California Music Educators Association (CMEA) continues to work with CDPH on proposed guidance for music education / performing arts. In the interim, for consistency in youth settings, please see current CDPH masking guidance and associated FAQ regarding masking indoors for youth settings. As updated guidance is available, we will post it here.

CMEA Resources
CDPH Masking Guidelines 
FAQ regarding Masking Indoors for Youth Settings 

State Profile

To customize your state profile to reflect the current education advocacy partnerships in your state, please contact Jessica Cortez.

NAMM Member Contacts

David Jewell
Yamaha Corp of America
Twitter: @YamahaCorpUS
Blog "Music Education Advocacy 2019: There's Cause for Optimism" 

Barbara Wight
Taylor Guitars
Twitter: @TaylorGuitars


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