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CAN creates positive social change through the arts, building inclusion and understanding between people.

COMMUNITY + ARTS + NETWORK

Community = we connect deeply with communities to create art that builds on strengths, shares stories and inspires social change

Arts = we create oustanding art with artists and diverse communities that engages and impacts broader audiences

Network = we build sector knowledge, capacity and influence through reflective practice, professional development, partnerships and national advocacy

 

OUR VALUES:

FIRST PEOPLES FIRST  All our work is underpinned by this principle. CAN supports the ULURU Statement from the Heart. Self-determination is at the heart of CAN’s work with all communities.

RESPECT – We believe in the inherent worth of all people and their right to be treated with dignity and honour. 

SOCIAL EQUITY – We believe that creative expression should be accessible to all, as a vital part of being human.

CREATIVITY – We use all forms of artistic and creative expression to inspire the sharing of stories and culture. 

 

OUR PURPOSE: To create positive social change through the arts, building inclusion and understanding between people

OUR VISION: To be a national arts leader working to achieve a just and inclusive Australia


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