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Statement on the Proposed Federal Budget for Fiscal Year 2018

Sunday, May 07, 2017 6:14 PM | Anonymous member
The Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc. strongly opposes the Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposed by the Trump Administration. The proposed budget eliminates funding for National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and National Heritage Areas program at the National Park Service. Elimination of these agencies and programs would greatly undercut the work of archivists and places preservation and access of records in peril.

Please see the links below for information and ways to contact your elected representatives.

American Historical Association (AHA) Action Alert

Information about the proposed cuts & suggestions for contacting your representatives

National Humanities Alliance

Information about the proposed cuts, a form for sending a message 

to your elected representatives, and an opportunity to sign up to receive updates.


The Board of Directors

Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc.

(Sent to the A.R.T. membership on March 30, 2017)

questions? communications@nycarchivists.org

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