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Impact Assessment of Community Arts and Cultural Programs in East Lansing (2015)

Project Details

Student-Led, Faculty-Guided Project - 2015

Author: Michigan State University


This project focused on the economic contribution of festivals in small and medium sized cities along with a case study of the impact of East Lansing's Summer Solstice Jazz Festival (SSJF). The emphasis was on measuring and assessing the financial impact of community arts and cultural programs along with examples and case studies of events and festivals contributing to community development.


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Project Updated As Of September 30th, 2015

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