Arts, Recreational & Cultural Opportunities

Vision

 
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Develop Jackson County as the crossroads of Michigan for Arts, Recreation, and Culture through collaboration among providing organizations for the benefit of residents, businesses, and visitors.
 


Action Steps


  • Events and Institutions - Increase awareness, alignment, and access to events and institutions in the Jackson community.
  • Art and Artists - Increase awareness, alignment, and access to art and artists in the Jackson community.
  • Parks, Recreation and Trails - Increase awareness, alignment, and access to Parks, Recreation, and Trails in the Jackson Community.
  • Community Engagement - Increase awareness, alignment, and access to Arts, Culture, and Recreation in the Jackson Community through successful community engagement (marketing) techniques.

Measurements of Success


Measurements of success include increasing the percent of residents who:
  • Perceive the Availability of Historic Sites as Good or Excellent
  • Perceive the Availability of Opportunities to Attend Cultural Activities as Good or Excellent
  • Perceive the Availability of Recreational Opportunities as Good or Excellent
  • Used the Jackson County Libraries or Their Services at Least Once in the Last 12 Months
  • Who Say They Used a County Recreation Center at Least Once in the Last 12 Months
  • Who Say They Visited a Neighborhood or County Park in the Last 12 Months

Additional Information


For further information on the Arts, Recreation, and Cultural Opportunities review the Issue Analysis (PDF). Find a brief outline of the vision, action steps, and desired outcomes for Jackson County's 2014-2020 in the Arts, Recreational, and Cultural Opportunities Strategic Plan (PDF).