The Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission (KCAIC) will host a series of strategic planning public input sessions in April. Input from the public will be used by the KCAIC to help draft strategic plans and to guide activities in Fiscal Year 2014 and beyond.
Sessions will be facilitated by Kansas State University’s Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy (ICDD). The purpose of ICDD is to engage in research, education and facilitation of civic communication processes that promote an informed citizenry and community-based decision making.
Public input sessions will be held at the following locations and times:• Fort Scott – 6-8 p.m., April 10 at the Ellis Family Fine Arts Center, Fort Scott Community College.• Lawrence – 6-8 p.m., April 11 at the Lawrence Arts Center.• Dodge City – 10-12 p.m., April 13 at the Dodge City Public Library.• Salina – 6-8 p.m., April 17 at the Salina Arts Center.• Hays – 5:30-7:30 p.m., April 19 at the Hays Convention and Visitor’s Bureau• Shawnee Mission – 6-8 p.m., April 24 at the Indian Creek Tech Center.
An additional session will be held in Wichita on April 20. The time and venue for this event will be announced at a later date.
All sessions are open to the public. Those interested in participating in one of the sessions are asked to register at www.kansascommerce.com/KCAICregistration.