What were the specific goals of this creative economy project? Describe the community development challenge or opportunity that your project was designed to address:
The goals of the alliance are to bring together the arts, cultural and historic community in the region in order to deepen the efforts in collaboration, communication and coordination.
If the goals change over time, please describe how:
The program launched in September 2014, and the goals have not changed.
Who was involved in this project and what did they do? (be sure to include the partners from outside of the creative sector and how local voices were included):
The project partners are Art-Speak, the city of Portsmouth, and the members of PACA which include organizations, individual artists and business.
How does this project relate to a larger community development strategy?
Strengthening the arts and cultural community is integral to the identity of the city of Portsmouth.