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September 28, 2010: The Portland Press Herald features story on St. John Valley creative economy report.
The Portland Press Herald featured a story on the St. John Valley Creative Economy report sponsored by the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center. Link to Article Link to reportRead More
St. John Valley Creative Economy Project – Strengthening Our Communities and Economy Through Culture and Place.
This was a two-year research effort designed to identify opportunities, challenges, and potential strategies for developing and better leveraging the indigenous assets of culture and place in the St. John Valley of northern Maine. The project’s intent was also to begin a conversation on strengthening leadership capacity and fostering a positive climate for youth retention and rural innovation. St John …Read More
Over the past several years, New England’s cities have looked with considerable success to the “creative economy” to spark revitalization efforts. The term refers to a host of economic factors, ranging from the role of arts and cultural assets, such as museums and symphony orchestras in local communities, to the rising importance of artistic and creative thinking skills in all kinds of …Read More
The report was produced in partnership with the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center (MCSPC), an independent center at the University of Maine dedicated to improving the quality of public dialogue on key issues of the day through research and outreach. It builds upon prior research and analysis conducted by the Edmund S. Muskie School of Public Service at the University …Read More