Culture, Arts, and Innovation

Why is this important?

Arts and cultural activities introduce people to new ideas, ways to communicate, and modes of thinking. Exposure to these things can generate creative thoughts in working and daily life, as well as build pride and character in the community.

Purpose for Culture, Art, and Innovation Projects

To develop a community filled with creativity, art, and character

Guiding Principles

  • Integrate art
  • Practice environmental sustainability
  • Emphasize safety
  • Be inclusive of all generations and cultures
  • Create cultural connectivity to businesses, parks, and organizations
  • Collaborate and foster community partnerships
  • Accommodate co-existing uses and ideas

Make your voice heard

  1. In each of the three sections below, please select the three projects that you think are the most important and should be done first.
  2. Then, when you’ve read through all of the projects, go back through and select your favorite two out of all of the projects on this page.

We’ll use the valuable feedback that you give us to help drive the campaign forward, and help build Skyway/West Hill.

Culture

Projects identified in previous plans and community discussions include:

 A. Improve the overall appearance of the Skyway Business District to reflect the cultural diversity of this community

A. Improve the overall appearance of the Skyway Business District to reflect the cultural diversity of this community

 B. Create public spaces that help increase cross-cultural social and community connections

B. Create public spaces that help increase cross-cultural social and community connections

 C. Host a yearly parade, carnival or festival

C. Host a yearly parade, carnival or festival

 D. Host a cultural food festival and cultural food cooking classes

D. Host a cultural food festival and cultural food cooking classes

 E. Other?

E. Other?

Art

Projects identified in previous plans and community discussions include:

 A. Create a studio for musicians to record

A. Create a studio for musicians to record

 B. Form art, dance, and theater groups

B. Form art, dance, and theater groups

 C. Develop neighborhood art lofts

C. Develop neighborhood art lofts

 D. Fund multi-generational community art projects throughout the year

D. Fund multi-generational community art projects throughout the year

 E. Honor legacy of Skyway through mural, statutes and mosaics

E. Honor legacy of Skyway through mural, statutes and mosaics

 F. Other?

F. Other?

Innovation

Projects identified in previous plans and community discussions include:

 A. Turn an empty building into a business incubator where new entrepreneurs share expenses and support each other

A. Turn an empty building into a business incubator where new entrepreneurs share expenses and support each other

 B. Initiate a 'shop local' campaign and create a place for home-based businesses to visibly market their products or services

B. Initiate a 'shop local' campaign and create a place for home-based businesses to visibly market their products or services

 C. Place kiosks or LED signs at critical intersections throughout West Hill to announce community events in multiple languages

C. Place kiosks or LED signs at critical intersections throughout West Hill to announce community events in multiple languages

 D. Create a tool library, where residents can borrow tools and take classes to learn how to fix things

D. Create a tool library, where residents can borrow tools and take classes to learn how to fix things

 E. Other?

E. Other?

Your selections

Please pick two from your list of favorites.

 A. Improve the overall appearance of the Skyway Business District to reflect the cultural diversity of this communityImprove the overall appearance of the Skyway Business District to reflect the cultural diversity of this community

 B. Create public spaces that help increase cross-cultural social and community connectionsCreate public spaces that help increase cross-cultural social and community connections

 C. Host a yearly parade, carnival or festivalHost a yearly parade, carnival or festival

 D. Host a cultural food festival and cultural food cooking classesHost a cultural food festival and cultural food cooking classes

 User-submitted idea from CultureUser-submitted idea from Culture

 A. Create a studio for musicians to recordCreate a studio for musicians to record

 B. Form art, dance, and theater groupsForm art, dance, and theater groups

 C. Develop neighborhood art loftsDevelop neighborhood art lofts

 D. Fund multi-generational community art projects throughout the yearFund multi-generational community art projects throughout the year

 E. Honor legacy of Skyway through mural, statutes and mosaicsHonor legacy of Skyway through mural, statutes and mosaics

 User-submitted idea from ArtUser-submitted idea from Art

 A. Turn an empty building into a business incubator where new entrepreneurs share expenses and support each otherTurn an empty building into a business incubator where new entrepreneurs share expenses and support each other

 B. Initiate a 'shop local' campaign and create a place for home-based businesses to visibly market their products or servicesInitiate a 'shop local' campaign and create a place for home-based businesses to visibly market their products or services

 C. Place kiosks or LED signs at critical intersections throughout West Hill to announce community events in multiple languagesPlace kiosks or LED signs at critical intersections throughout West Hill to announce community events in multiple languages

 D. Create a tool library, where residents can borrow tools and take classes to learn how to fix thingsCreate a tool library, where residents can borrow tools and take classes to learn how to fix things

 User-submitted idea from InnovationUser-submitted idea from Innovation

Important Exit Survey

Please help us help you, by telling us what you think



How are you connected to the Skyway West Hill community?

 ResidentResident

 BusinessBusiness

 Nonprofit organizationNonprofit organization

 OtherOther

 Sign me up for emailsSign me up for emails

How would you like to get involved?

 The steering committeeJoin the steering committee

 Outreach and engagementOutreach and engagement

 ImplementationImplementation

What barriers would keep you from attending a steering-committee meeting or an open house?

 Child careChild care

 TransportationTransportation

 Translation servicesTranslation services

 Night meetingsNight meetings

 Day meetingsDay meetings

Which of the following concepts stand out to you?

 Thriving educated youthThriving educated youth

 Healthy connected neighborhoodsHealthy, connected neighborhoods

 Sustainable growthSustainable growth

 Culture and artCulture, art, and innovation

 Equity and social justiceEquity and social justice

 Economic prosperity and affordabilityEconomic prosperity and affordability

Demographic information (optional)



Racial/ethnic group (check all that apply)

 AsianAsian

 Pacific IslanderPacific Islander

 WhiteWhite

 Black/African-AmericanBlack/African-American

 HispanicHispanic

 Latino/LatinaLatino/Latina

 Middle EasternMiddle Eastern

 Native American/Alaska NativeNative American/Alaska Native

 OtherOther


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