CEO’s Talents Find Expression at Inner-City Arts School

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Inner-City Arts President and CEO Bob Smiland has taken arts education for L.A. public school students to new heights, fundraising about 95% of the school’s $5 million budget.

It might appear to be out of place, the gleaming-white art school nestled in the heart of skid row and its ever-growing population. Nevertheless, Inner-City Arts has been a beacon of light for up to 10,000 children who pass through its wrought-iron gates each year, offering students from urban public schools the chance to explore their potential — and possible careers — through the arts, learning from top-notch professionals along the way. Continue reading “CEO’s Talents Find Expression at Inner-City Arts School”