Title card information: "February, 1975 - San Francisco; 121 artists are hired by the city using federal manpower funds through CETA (Comprehensive Employment and Training Act); Nearly 3,000 people apply; The project is initiated by the Neighborhood Arts Program of the San Francisco Art Commission with the... Alvarado School Art Workshop, De Young Museum Art School, and the Mayor's Manpower Office."
Title Card: "Art Works." Jim Nybakken, representative of the Mayor's Manpower Office; Elsa Camerson, De Young Museum Art School; John Kreidler, author of the CETA Arts proposal; and Felix Contreras, Federal Manpower Representative, Discuss the CETA program for employing artists. Visual and performance artists employed through the CETA program describe their involvement in CETA, and their methods of implementing artistic endeavors in communities. Video ends at (0:30:32), with blank screen.
Credits: Produced by, Optic Nerve, with a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts; Optic Nerve, Lynn Adler, Jules Bachus, Jim Mayer, Michael Nolan, Sherrie Rabinowitz, John Rogers, Mya Shone; Mini-Park, Patricia Rodriguez [?], Graciela Carillo; Art School, Michael Cookingham; Dance Rehearsal, Leni Sloan; Elementary School, Betty Wong and the Dragon Theater; Hospital, Swingmasters and Pickle Family Circus; Child Care Center, Larry Pisoni and Bill Irwin; Senior Housing, Talespinners, Sandy Archer, Joe Bellan, Mrs. Grace Berry; Public Housing, Make a Circus, Peter Frankham; Tenants Association, Joe Tapacio, Joyce E [?]; Garden, Ann Kyle and Neighborhood Youth Corps; Hotel, Al Robles and Geraldine Kutaka; Music by, Flowering Stream Ensemble; Mural by, Jim Dong and the Kearny Street Workshop; Main title by Arlene Goldbrand. Thanks to the San Francisco Art Commission, Neighborhood Arts Program, Mayor's Manpower Office, Housing Authority, Recreational Park Dept., Fine Arts Museums, Unified School District, and thanks to all the CETA artists.