2018 Legislative Conference: Cultivating A Creative Workforce Through the Arts: A NACo Arts and Culture Commission Meeting

Creativity drives innovation and is one of the most important leadership skills an employee can have in today’s workforce. Counties can drive creative thinking by supporting arts education programs that have been shown to cultivate happier, healthier workforces. This session explored the ways creativity can be fostered within a community, focusing specifically on programs for entrepreneurs, veterans and active duty military

JAY DICK, Senior Director of State and Local Government Affairs, Americans for the Arts
SUZAN JENKINS, CEO, Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County
TOM SIMPLOT, Senior Advisor to the Senior Deputy Chairman, National Endowment for the Arts


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