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Emergency Managers 

 

“When cultural organizations and emergency management agencies form partnerships, successful planning for emergency preparedness is more likely to occur.” – The COSTEP Starter Kit

  

Cultural Heritage

 

Our cultural heritage institutions – archives, libraries, historical societies, historic sites, museums – preserve the history of communities for future generations.

 View of audience seating area from stage at Paramount Theatre, Rutland 

Arts Organizations

 

Arts organizations such as theaters, art galleries, performing arts groups, and artist collectives help build community resilience in times of disaster through expression and storytelling.

  

Individual Artists

 

Artists shed light on the issues of the world, sharing their unique perspective and helping us to understand ourselves better.