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This resource offers articles, blog posts, and other online tools for nonprofit leadership professionals, curated by the ArtsLab team. To display resources by category, choose a term below and click search to filter the results.
The creative economy literature has examined a wider set of industries in which "creativity" is viewed as an asset and spurt to productivity.  These authors set for a social policy paradigm for the creative sector as having the potential to address urban poverty as well as urban vitality. Link:  Creative Economy to Creative Society
This essay “underscores the crucial contributions of this segment of cultural organizations in the cultural ecosystem and toward achieving healthy communities and a healthy democracy.”
Carlo Cuesta's article encourages nonprofits to harness the power of public ownership of their organization's work through storytelling and to break free of one-dimensional, homogeneous narratives and overly controlled identities.
“In this paper, long-time community arts chronicler Linda Frye Burnham offers snapshots of selected projects that help capture the range of community arts projects and programs today.”
American nonprofits messages’ are getting “lost in translation” and unfortunately “many immigrants experience the American cultural scene…as a set of barriers to be overcome.”

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