Arts, Culture, and Humanities

California Literary Arts Society

  • Ventura, CA
  • www.literaryarts-ca.org

This organization has not appeared on the IRS Business Master File in a number of months. It may have merged with another organization or ceased operations.


This organization's exempt status was automatically revoked by the IRS for failure to file a Form 990, 990-EZ, 990-N, or 990-PF for 3 consecutive years. Further investigation and due diligence are warranted.

Mission Statement

The mission of CLAS is to promote literacy, the art of writing, the joy of reading, and the value of the written word.

Main Programs

  1. youth writing program
Service Areas

Self-reported

California

Writing programs serve Ventura County, California. The book festival serves all of central California.

ruling year

2007

Principal Officer since 2010

Self-reported

Ms. Kay Wolverton Ito

Keywords

Self-reported

literacy writing book festival seminar author reading

EIN

65-1293325

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Other Art, Culture, Humanities Organizations/Services N.E.C. (A99)

Other Art, Culture, Humanities Organizations/Services N.E.C. (A99)

Youth Development Programs (O50)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Programs

Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

youth writing program

In collaboration with various youth organizations, schools, libraries, etc., CLAS conducts youth writing programs resulting in publications through CLAS Publishing.

Category

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

California

Writing programs serve Ventura County, California. The book festival serves all of central California.

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Operations

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California Literary Arts Society

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Ms. Kay Wolverton Ito

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mary Embree

No Affiliation

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?


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CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?


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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?


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BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?


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BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?