Attention NCDDers involved in the Arts! The theme of the 2008 Americans for the Arts Convention is “American Evolution: Arts in the New Civic Life.” They’re currently seeking conference proposals on current issues or trends in arts-based community development and propose solutions and/or discuss implications. Innovative formats that engage audiences are encouraged. Check out this Website for details: www.AmericansForTheArts.org/Convention/Proposals. The proposal deadline is August 3, 2007.