Expand youth program to all year with community service, interns, media clubs and more.
Expand use of facility for non-television uses including arts programs: Support up to four organizations or events
Expand part-time employment opportunities to individuals between age 16 and 35
Improve quality of content produced locally with producer engagement in media as well as technology training
- Outcomes Goal 1
Received CFGNH Lisa Karen Street Grant to support expansion of Youth Program: Summer employment for five special youth through collaboration with Youth Services and WorkFare. Continued part-time employment for two participants in the Fall.
- Summer Project for youth affiliated with neighborhood school: PSA On Internet Dangers Produced Hired
- Supervised two college interns: UNH and Middlesex Community College
Outcomes Goal 2
- Community Room: Enhance to be Gallery; Features ongoing exhibits
- Initiative: #PowerfulWildFree4Arts Can art be functional?
Public Art activities: The last phase of our building renovation was to clean, repair and cover a full side of building with photorealistic mural by local graffiti artist: ARCY. Added exterior lights.
- Complimented Mural with ongoing exhibit of recycled metal sculptures: by recently deceased local artist Ryk Wilkinson.
- Held #PowerfulWildFree4Arts Event concurrent with annual town-wide Celebrate Wallingford Celebration. During event a second mural was done as a live performance by #ARCY, local artists displayed Seven Deadly Sins pieces and Nelson Ford’s Awakening Series an interpretation of Evolution was displayed.
Outcomes Goal 3
- Hired three individuals part-time to support citizen production.
- Developed project-based hiring plan for 2016.
Outcomes Goal 4
- Awarded PEGPETIA $226,000 Grant for technology upgrades
- Hosted media training on “Being a Host”, ‘PSA Development’ and ‘Storytelling’.