Jeff Anderson

Name

Jeff Anderson

Jurisdiction

Ucluelet

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?

I do not know how much Ucluelet invests in arts? I believe it brings life to the community.

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, It enhances a community and Ucluelet has so much heritage and culture.

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, I will be aware of the importance of this.

Cultural Growth

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

To the best of our ability.

Cultural Spaces

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

Yes, I feel the community embraces it.

Cultural Tourism

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

More awareness.

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

Listen to their needs.

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?

I would need to speak to the public to find out what we can do.

Participation

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

Supported arts and participated in many events.

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.

I stand behind the thoughts of the community.