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Seven Ideas to Improve DC’s Creative Economy

by Robert Bettmann

A recent strategic plan for the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities notes that support for artists reinforces other economic sectors. The plan states, “A 2010 study commissioned by the DC Departments of Planning and Economic Partnership quantified that more than 90,000 individuals are employed in the creative sector. 1,007 more words

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E. English reblogged this on Nadiras Locs and commented:

Yes! Yes! and Yes again. I couldn't agree more with all 7 of the points. Not only would implementing these ideas increase the Creative Economy, but they would also create a new atmosphere in DC and the DMV as a whole. DC and Baltimore in particular have very prominent art scenes, which in my opinion, should be the forefront of the surrounding communities. I would even suggest putting art in community and recreation areas as well. Adding more emphasis on the arts will go a long way economically and socially, and definitely feed a lot of starving artist. LONG LIVE THE ARTS!!! --♥E.E. Commenting Disabled: Visit Original Post to share your thoughts!!!!

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