"Leading from Beside: Community-Engaged Arts in Recreation" by Cyndy Chwelos and Marie Lopes

An excellent report on community-engaged arts in Vancouver!

READ Leading from Beside: Community-Engaged Arts in Recreation by Cyndy Chwelos, Recreation Studies Faculty at Langara College and Marie Lopes, Programmer in Arts, Culture and Engagement at the Vancouver Parks Board!

"Exploring community-engaged dance through the lens of recreation and leisure goals reveal incredible value in accessibility, inclusion, diversity, engagement, life-long learning, and building community and social capital."

This Applied Research Project explores the productive intersections of thought and practice linking community-engaged arts, leisure and recreation in the context of municipal recreation programming!

https://langara.ca/departments/recreation/research/documents/2016-Leading-from-Beside-research-paper-by-Chwelos-and-Lopes.sm.pdf