The thing I probably need to say here first is to talk a little bit more about my definition of “community”. It can mean many things but here I am talking about the entirety of the community that is encompassed in our mission and vision as an organisation.
In my professional role, our vision is for “our city to be a vibrant, creative community where everyone who wants to participate in the arts, can”. So our community is our whole city.
Even though we might break it down and start to target individual sections of our community (perhaps seeking to create more equity in opportunities for participation), they all feed into our audience of the community as a whole...Read More