If You’re Not Pissed Off You’re Not Paying Attention

Dear friends of Sweat,

My blood is boiling right now and yours should be too because the latest county budget proposes to cut a seriously major chunk of funding for the arts and arts organizations in Miami.

Please use this link to find out who your district Commissioner is and write them an email.  From the statistics I’ve read, most people are so lazy that when someone actually does write an email they sort of weigh it as the opinions of as many as 100 individuals who didn’t make the effort.

So make the effort!  If there was ever a good reason that will affect you directly, this is it.  The letter from Michael Spring of the Department of Cultural Affairs is pasted below, and funnel the emotion you get from reading it into a very polite and passionate email…

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How Would YOU Help the Miami Music Scene?

Dear Miamians, Tomorrow is the first meeting of a special Music Task Force created to further the development of our beloved music scene.  Yes, the local governments actually care and want to help!  There was an open Town Hall meeting at the Museum of Science two weeks ago and here are some of the ideas …

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