Description: Arts are powerful vehicles for all goals in economic development – from creating jobs to attracting key industries. This session explores the ways that arts affect people in communities. Participants will identify key economic development issues in their communities and develop strategies to address them through arts activities. Participants will get robust data-backed talking points to help them influence key audiences.
Instructor: Leonardo Vazquez, AICP/PP
Key Audiences: Artists, designers and makers with little or no formal training in economic development