Macedonio Arteaga Jr., a pupil advocate in the Race Human Relations and Advocacy Department, has been appointed to the City of San Diego’s Commission for Arts and Culture.
panel advises San Diego's mayor and city council on promoting,
encouraging and increasing support for the arts and culture institutions
of San Diego.
Macedonio sees this appointment as an opportunity to help the
City of San Diego fulfill its mission “to promote, encourage and
increase support for the region’s artistic and cultural assets,
integrating arts and culture into community life and showcasing San
Diego as an international tourist destination.”
Arteaga brings to this appointment an extensive background in the
visual and performing arts, directing plays and sharing his knowledge
of unusual musical instruments. He has been able to share his expertise
locally, nationally and internationally making an impact on students and
adults from diverse educational and socioeconomic backgrounds.
The Commission consists of 15 volunteers appointed by the Mayor of San Diego, supported by a professional staff.