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Imagine MKE is a diverse coalition united to advance both a thriving arts and culture sector and the sector's contributions to the cultural, social, and economic vitality of Milwaukee.

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An inclusive, engaged, and inspired Milwaukee that is recognized as a world-class city for creating and experiencing arts and culture.

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Creativity is among the top skills sought by businesses according to the Conference Board's "CEO Challenge 2017" survey, with 72 percent of business leader respondents saying creativity is of high importance when hiring. Exposure to arts and culture helps people feel more creative and open to innovation.

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Imagine MKE is a diverse coalition united to advance both a thriving arts and culture sector and the sector's contributions to the cultural, social, and economic vitality of Milwaukee.

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Milwaukee arts organizations and institutions generate $122 million in annual local economic impact.

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We connect hundreds of Milwakee arts & grassroots organizations

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Imagine Journal

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Joyfully bringing worlds together

by David Lee on Nov 4, 2019
My first blog in this space was about transitioning out of my former role as the Executive Director of Feeding Wisconsin. I happened to be in DC at the time and was struck by both the urgency and poignancy of the decision seeing the actual Hunger Wall mural at the National Museum of African American History and Culture.  It seems fitting that as our public Launch Party bears down us this Thursday – and as I begin to wrap up this first chapter this blog – that we, as a full staff of six, spent last Friday evening at Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin’s Annual Feed Your Soul Fundraiser at Flux Design.
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What We’ve Accomplished This Quarter

As our coalition works towards our collective goals, a priority of the backbone staff is to keep our network and the public up to date on the latest progress. Each quarter, check back here for updates, which correlate with our Work Groups’ quarterly meeting schedule.

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