The Arts & Business Council Sacramento Region is an independent nonprofit 501c3 chapter of Americans for the Arts. In 2012, we launched the pARTnership Movement to provide businesses and arts organizations with the tools they need to create meaningful partnerships that support a healthy, creative, and artistic community, but that also give businesses a competitive advantage.
If I were asked, I would probably have recommended martial arts for a survivor without really thinking about the issues you brought up. I should know better – Sugar Ray’s experience shows that even highly skilled young fighters can be taken advantage of.
Previously, she was employed as arts program manager for the UW Arts Institute, as multimedia designer at the Center on Education and Work, and as a freelance media and event producer for a wide range of clients in both the non-profit and commercial realms.
The annual Arts & Business Awards showcase partnerships and sponsorships between businesses and arts organisations in the UK. Categories include cultural branding, people development, community and young people, sustained partnerships and business innovation as well as awards for individuals who sit on arts boards or act as arts fundraisers.
In recent years martial arts has become much more commercialised, this has undoubtedly seem a rise in the Mcdojo or belt factory as some like to put it. Putting these aside there are lots of schools that are achieving success in all areas including an increase in student success and standards.