Leanne Sarsons

Name

Leanne Sarsons

Jurisdiction

Peachland

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?

no

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 i will, I am a painter and i love the arts

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?

Yes but implimenting more programs in the local school and boys and girls club

Cultural Growth

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

Not sure

Cultural Spaces

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

Yes i will try my best

Cultural Tourism

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

More local events, lobby for a band stand for free concerts

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

encourage more arts and cultural events

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?

lack of interest... have to bring back interest

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.

#sarsons4council both on twitter and instagram