Sofia Klatzker

Executive Director
Arts for LA
Los Angeles, California
@sofiaklatzker


Sofia Klatzker is Executive Director of Arts for LA, a regional advocacy organization dedicated to promoting arts and culture across government, education, business, and community life. Under her leadership, the ACTIVATE advocacy leadership training program doubled in size and now represents 226 leaders; created a new mobile website connecting Arts for LA’s 60,000 members with local officials; surveys candidates across all local elections; and launched a campaign to register arts and cultural organizations to become polling stations. She has over 17 years experience advocating for and implementing arts policies, arts education, and grant making. Sofia currently serves on the boards of California Arts Advocates and Californians for the Arts, and serves on both the California Alliance for Arts Education’s Policy Council, and the Arts for Incarcerated Youth Network Advisory Council. Sofia received her B.M. in Electronic Music Composition from Oberlin Conservatory and her M.A. in Arts Administration from Goucher College.