Frank Everitt

Name

Frank Everitt

Jurisdiction

Prince George

Running for

City/Town Council

Party or Slate (if applicable)

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?

some

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?

Yes

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?

Through lobbing our Provincial Government as well have and education committee from council work with School Ditrict, college and University

Cultural Growth

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

Yes we have as a council through our city programs

Cultural Spaces

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

Through our granting system

Cultural Tourism

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

Though My pg as well as tourism PG

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

Working with volunteers who help with hosting of the play writes and acters

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?

The need to have all the different organizing working together under one umbrella group

Participation

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

Have been a season holder of theatre and attending dancing and ballet and jazz with grand kids

Additional Information

If you'd like to provide voters with additional information about your stance on arts, culture, and heritage issues in your community, please use the space below.

Been supportative of a Prince George PAc