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Professional Development
RALSD provides and informs its members of various leadership and professional development opportunities throughout the year. Formally, RALSD produces one such event per quarter.
RALSD provides “Quick Grants” to individual Rising Arts Leaders members to fund professional development and leadership opportunities that will aid in their career growth.
RALSD provides informal networking opportunities through happy hours, mixers, and arts events on a monthly basis at various locations throughout San Diego.
What is Advocacy?
Upcoming Events
27 Nov '18
November Happy Hour!

Join us for our Monthly Happy Hour at Quartyard, located in Downtown San Diego. Guest Speakers: Ronald Williams, Co-Founder of Black Xpression and Caity Fares, Resident Artist at Space4Art. Quartyard is a wheelchair accessible, all-ages venue and has gendered restrooms. About our Guest Speakers: Caity Fares is a visual artist […]

  • Tuesday @ 6:00 pm Tuesday @ 8:00 pm
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05 Dec '18
RALSD Holiday Party

Join the Rising Arts Leaders of San Diego for the Annual Holiday Party – their final event of 2018! Snacks, Dinner, and drinks will be available as well as live musical entertainment from The Swiss Rolls. There will also be interactive activities and other surprises to take away. New steering […]

  • Wednesday @ 5:00 pm Wednesday @ 8:30 pm
  • 1245 Seventh Avenue, The Gould Room at San Diego Symphony, San Diego, CA.
Past Events
30 Oct '18
Halloween Happy Hour and HAUNTED TRAIL Excursion!

Join us for our Monthly Happy Hour at Panama 66 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm for “drinks for courage” before heading down At 7:30 as a group to the Haunted Trail. NOTE: Brave souls interested in joining our excursion are encouraged to buy your Haunted Trail ticket beforehand http://hauntedtrail.net/tickets/ SCARE YOU […]

  • Tuesday @ 5:30 pm Tuesday @ 7:30 pm
  • 1450 El Prado, Panama 66, San Diego, CA.
19 Oct '18
Creative Conversations 2018

Join Rising Arts Leaders of San Diego for our annual FREE Conference, CREATIVE CONVERSATIONS. Guest speakers will provide invaluable insight into this year’s topic, “How to Be A Leader: Emotional Intelligence and Leadership Effectiveness.” Make sure to RSVP on our Eventbrite page! Friday, October 19th, 2018 5:30pm to 8:30pm (check […]

  • Friday @ 5:30 pm Friday @ 8:30 pm
  • 330 Park Blvd, San Diego Central Library, San Diego, CA.
09 Jun '18
Tijuana Art Crawl

RAL is teaming up with Turista Libre for another amazing Tijuana art sightseeing trip! Join us as we visit self-taught sculptor Armando Garcia’s “La Mona”. A five-story sculpture of a female nude which once functioned as Garcia’s house in the Colonia Aeropuerto neighborhood. We’ll then head over to the studio […]

  • Saturday @ 8:00 am Saturday @ 8:00 pm
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