Diversifying The Creative Workforce

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Diversifying The Creative Workforce

  1. 1. Diversifying the Creative Workforce
  2. 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. 3. Nancy Santiago-Negro Director, Policy and Planning Philadelphia Youth Network
  4. 4. Philadelphia Youth Network & The “Young Creatives” Coalition
  5. 5. Start by tapping into naturally diverse populations Recognize and include culture of community Develop pipelines and partnerships 5
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  8. 8. http://www.workreadyphila.com/ 8
  9. 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. 10. 1. Promoting Investment 2. Developing partnerships/pipelines 3. Incubating new models 10
  11. 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. 12. www.ccskills.org.uk http://www.culture.gov.uk/i mages/publications/CEPFe b2008.pdf 12
  13. 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. 14. Peter Kountz, Ph.D. Head of School The Charter School for Architecture + Design
  15. 15. Debra Abrams Director of Employment Services Urban League of Philadelphia
  16. 16. Jacqueline Hill Director Pennsylvania Minority Business Enterprise Center
  17. 17. Question & Answer
  18. 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. 19. Thank you to our sponsors

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