Our Purpose

In many countries, the arts are under siege — and the cultural traditions they support are fading.  Beacon wants to inspire youth and adults to embrace talents that they’ve been forced to suppress and lead a creative renaissance that will reshape their future.

Our Beliefs

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Creativity
Celebrating imagination and beauty through artistry and positive civic action

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Society
Nurturing deep connections and transformational collaboration

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Equality
Enshrining parity, human rights, and social justice

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Integrity
Unwavering commitment to principled engagement and rigorous, objective analysis

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Presence
Vigorously promoting democratic ideals and the open access they require to flourish

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Sincerity
Steadfastly encouraging openness, free expression, and fearless innovation

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Narrative
Actively cultivating understanding, dialogue, and the free exchange of knowledge

What We Do

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Arts

We create new value propositions for the arts. Join us as we explore ways to apply art-based solutions to the challenges associated with globalization, gainful employment, education, healthcare, and…

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Culture

Our world is rich with both diverse and shared cultural heritages. A true appreciation for these similarities and differences strengthens bonds between peoples and can contribute…

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Media

Beacon supports its affiliates and the independent media field by partnering with other national advocacy groups to work  on cultural, intellectual property, and telecommunications policy issues.