In my work for the CreateNYC Cultural Plan, a set of recommendations and action plans for the sector, one lesson rises to the top: Don’t abandon the process.
NYC Has Allocated $1 Billion to Arts and Culture Since 2017
The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs announced its 2019 action plan for its CreateNYC culture plan, pledging record-breaking budgets for inclusion and diversity programs in cultural institutions
NYC Allocates $198.4M for Largest Ever Cultural Budget
The unprecedented allocation includes $43.9 million for cultural programming, a 40% increase from 2014.
How to Address the Shortcomings of New York City’s Official Cultural Plan
The artists and activists who created “The People’s Cultural Plan,” a community-first alternative to New York City’s official Cultural Plan, offer solutions to the latter’s many problems and blindspots.
How NYC’s New Cultural Plan and the “People’s Plan” Can Work in Tandem
These two plans should not be read as antagonistic. Considering both as parallel proposals is the best way to fight for the citizens of our city and turn aspirations into realities.
Artists and Activists Propose a “People’s Cultural Plan” for New York City
As the Department of Cultural Affairs works on the official NYC cultural plan, a group of activists has advanced its own ambitious vision.