Petition Update


Arts Alliance Illinois

Mar 21, 2013 — Thanks to the 4300+ people who signed our petition, Governor Pat Quinn answered our call to action. Not only did he endorse the Make Art Work principles, he put them into practice by launching a Creative Economy Initiative in Illinois!

Through this initiative, public and private sector stakeholders will work together to determine the smartest policies to grow creative companies and jobs in Illinois. This initiative recognizes that the arts need industry-specific strategies to thrive.

To thank Governor Quinn for launching a Creative Economy Initiative in Illinois, go to

This accomplishment is a testament to the power we have when we speak loudly, clearly, and together. Thank you for speaking out!