Spotlight on Advocacy and Community Engagement

The AWA+D Board is thrilled to announce the creation of a new advocacy committee, chaired jointly this year by Taryn Bone and Marisa Kurtzman. Taryn is an alumna of the University of Missouri and SCI-Arc, and previously worked at various hospitality  Continue Reading

Helping Women via AmazonSmile

Going back to school is an important time of year. It’s a period of learning and new experiences of course, but also of excitement and often anxiety. With the costs of education increasing exponentially, it’s important to consider ways – both  Continue Reading

Staying Inspired: Art’s Role in Creativity and Design

Follow the AWA+D blog with Bloglovin “There is no better way to flex that creativity muscle than to do art, be exposed to art, and to think about art.” - Augustín Fuentes, The Creative Spark: How Imagination Made Humans Exceptional The act  Continue Reading

Summer 2017 Summer Membership Drive

SUMMER MEMBERSHIP DRIVE IS ON! We have a HOT HOT HOT membership sale going on now (individual and new group memberships). Tell your colleagues and friends that now is the best time to become a member. Join us any time after July 1st and your  Continue Reading

Symposium Recap: Announcing the Award Winners

2016 AWAF FELLOWSHIP WINNERS: JANICA LEY BAKER and KATHERINE HARVEY In May 2016, the AWAF awarded the first Professional Development Fellowship to Katherine Harvey and Janica Ley Baker and used the 2016/17 year to explore the potential of LAUSD play  Continue Reading