Strengthening ICCA will enhance outreach to diverse audiences and to a broader range of arts and culture organizations. The initiative on STEM will enrich educational opportunities. Strengthened partnerships across sectors will increase opportunities for collaboration, which will result in enhanced resiliency of arts and culture and the region.
Action 1: Integrate the art and culture sectors into existing community efforts, by: completing an arts and prosperity stud; and, working with local school districts to find ways to transform STEM to STEAM.
- Timeline: Ongoing
- Cost: $9,000
- Responsible Parties: ICCA should take the lead, strengthening existing partnerships and building new partnerships, taking advantage of the new opportunity to work with ICR Iowa.
- Timeline: TBD
- Cost: TBD
- Responsible Parties: ICCA, in collaboration with GoCR and the Think Iowa City.
- Timeline: Begin discussions now with January 2019 as a target date for implementation.
- Cost: TBD
- Responsible Parties: ICCA, in collaboration with ICR, GoCR, the Think Iowa City
The committee will continue to monitor jobs created, web traffic and postings data, buy in from local governments, and economic development groups to determine the success and value of these actions throughout the next five years.