Earl Storey

Name

Earl Storey

Jurisdiction

School District #34: Abbotsford

Running for

School Board

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?

Yes because culture and heritage is important for future generations

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

Cultural Growth

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

Making funds available

Cultural Spaces

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

Yes and funding this

Cultural Tourism

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

Council decisions

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

Council question

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?

Getting more exposure

Participation

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

I would be available fir a committee