The organizations listed below provide a variety of resources valuable to those interested in arts advocacy, arts education, and arts policy. Please let me know of other recommended links or if any of these become inactive.
National Endowment for the Arts
National Assembly of State Arts Agencies
They provide advocacy checklists, strategies for building coalitions and resources for every state.
The Western States Arts Federation - WESTAFF
Theatre Communications Group
National Arts Strategies (NAS)
The DANA Foundation
Check out their Arts Education section and especially the report “Learning, Arts, and the Brain.”
ArtsJournal is another source of current information on ideas, and activities that will inform your arts education and advocacy conversations.
Princeton Online has a number of sites on advocacy and arts education resources