Current Aims & Objectives
Creative Connections Herefordshire is a partnership of organisations committed to improving opportunities for children and young people in Herefordshire, with four distinctive aims:
1. Increase participation in arts and cultural activity through bringing partners together from the cultural and education sectors; by ensuring the voices of young people are heard; by developing activities for children and young people as creators, leaders, audiences & participators; by ensuring that more young people have access to high quality creative and cultural activities; by engaging with children and young people from under-represented groups.
2. Increase levels of accreditation and recognition by raising the profile of Arts Award and other organisations that work with children and young people in schools; by supporting the benefits of Artsmark to schools; by working with cultural organisations and recognising and supporting other creative accreditation opportunities.
3. Develop an awareness of career pathways into the arts for children and young people by encouraging an understanding of the steps on the journey towards arts careers; by supporting the development of awareness-raising with the parents.
4. Increase the buy in and active support of local, county and regional stakeholders by promoting culture as a driver and vehicle for positive change.