Candidate: Kimberly DeYong
What opportunities do you believe Windsor-Essex has to grow our art, culture and heritage sector?
Our proximity to Lake Erie and our small town quaintness.
How do you propose to attract or retain artists and cultural workers in your community?
Providing spaces and events
What role do you see for arts and culture in the promotion of the region both as a destination for tourists and as a place of permanent residence for youth, families, and retirees?
An important and prominent role alongside our many other features and treasures.
In what other ways could you use your position as an elected official to help support the arts, culture and heritage sector outside of using municipal funding?
Promotion and marketing.
What is your perspective on the best ways to collaborate with other levels of government to ensure sustainability and growth for the cultural sector of our community?
How do you personally engage with arts, culture and heritage in Windsor-Essex?
Heritage Advisory Committee member and participant in local events.