Diversifying The Creative Workforce
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  • 1. Diversifying the Creative Workforce
  • 2. Angel Rodriguez, Moderator Executive Director, Empowerment Group Nancy Santiago-Negron Director, Policy and Planning, Philadelphia Youth Network Peter Kountz, Ph.D. Head of School, The Charter School for Architecture + Design Debra Abrams Director of Employment Services, Urban League of Philadelphia Jacqueline Hill Director, Pennsylvania Minority Business Enterprise Center
  • 3. Nancy Santiago-Negro Director, Policy and Planning Philadelphia Youth Network
  • 4. Philadelphia Youth Network & The “Young Creatives” Coalition
  • 5. Start by tapping into naturally diverse populations Recognize and include culture of community Develop pipelines and partnerships 5
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  • 8. http://www.workreadyphila.com/ 8
  • 9. “Young Creatives” Coalition seeks to develop a creative young workforce that can become THE creative force for local companies and organizations in our region. 9
  • 10. 1. Promoting Investment 2. Developing partnerships/pipelines 3. Incubating new models 10
  • 11. Investment of ARRA funds into Creative Economy Building capacity of non profits/partnerships Incubation of Future Films Development of Industry Pipeline standards 11
  • 12. www.ccskills.org.uk http://www.culture.gov.uk/i mages/publications/CEPFe b2008.pdf 12
  • 13. Nancy Santiago Negron, Director, Policy & Planning Philadelphia Youth Network 714 Market Street, Suite 304 Philadelphia, PA 19106 267-502-3766/3866 (fax) nnegron@pyninc.org Twitter: nancysnegron www.pyninc.org 13
  • 14. Peter Kountz, Ph.D. Head of School The Charter School for Architecture + Design
  • 15. Debra Abrams Director of Employment Services Urban League of Philadelphia
  • 16. Jacqueline Hill Director Pennsylvania Minority Business Enterprise Center
  • 17. Question & Answer
  • 18. Please complete the survey being distributed by the volunteers. Surveys may be returned to the volunteers or at the Registration Desk in Ballroom A.
  • 19. Thank you to our sponsors