Sandra Child

Name

Sandra Child

Jurisdiction

Vancouver

Running for

City/Town Council

Party or Slate (if applicable)

N/A

Funding

Do you know how much your local government invests in the arts? Would you commit to advocating for an increase in that cultural investment for arts, culture, and heritage in your community, within the capacity of your elected body?

Yes

Advocacy

If elected, will you take an active role on behalf of your local government in championing the growth of arts, culture and heritage in your community? Why?

Arts are important to everyone

Education

Students with an education rich in the arts have better grade point averages and are three times more likely to get a degree. Will you commit to making the arts a critical component of every child’s education? If so, how?

By starting in our small community and helping with the programs already running

Cultural Growth

How will your local government maintain or grow its investment in cultural programs in your community?

By talking to the people who live in my community and getting their involvement.

Cultural Spaces

Will you work to ensure access to affordable, sustainable cultural spaces for artists and arts organizations? If so, how?

By asking for support from the people who live here.

Cultural Tourism

How do you propose to improve cultural tourism in your community?

Advertising in local venues and on line

How do you propose to attract or retain artists and cultural workers in your community?

By advertising on line

Key Issues

What do you feel is the single most important issue relating to arts, culture, and heritage in your community, and what action will you take to address it?

Encouraging people to partake in local activities so the whole family and community can feel the support of local government

Participation

How do you personally engage in the cultural life of the community? (e.g. involvement on committees, attending arts and culture events, etc.)

By attending and partisapating in local events