Did you know that the arts, culture, + creativity ...
- DRIVES OUR ECONOMY
The region’s nonprofit creative sector supports 5,700 jobs and drives $135 million in direct economic activity annually
- CLOSES THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP
Arts instruction increases achievement across all academic disciplines and develops the whole child.
- BUILDS COMMUNITY
Creativity creates a positive social environment making neighborhoods safer and improving overall quality of life.
- IMPROVES HEALTH OUTCOMES
The use of the arts in health has increased in clinical health fields and community settings.
Raven Blake, Heather Burtman, Ron Coleman, Patrick Dunn, Gillian Eversman, Ariel Herbert, Paul Bryant Hudson, Helen Kauder, Martha Lewis, Elizabeth Nearing, Babz Rawls-Ivy, Caroline Smith
The Create the Vote campaign was originally conceived and developed at MASSCreative, the state arts advocacy organization in Massachusetts, and is also a program of CT Arts Alliance, Connecticut's state arts advocacy organization.