I. Welcome
Caucus Co-Chairs – Sen. Browne, Sen. Costa, Rep. Briggs, and Rep. James

II. Arts & Economic Prosperity 5: PA (AEP) – Statewide release of the most current statewide study on the economic impact of the nonprofit arts sector in Pennsylvania.
Jenny Hershour, Citizens for the Arts in Pennsylvania

III. Regional AEP Studies
Allegheny County – Mitch Swain, CEO of the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council and Chair of the Board of Directors for Citizens for the Arts in Pennsylvania
Philadelphia and the Surrounding Region – Maud Lyon, President of the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance

IV. Economic Impact of the Humanities in Pennsylvania
Laurie Zierer, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Humanities Council

V. Why the Arts are Essential to Community Development
Jeffrey S. Parks, Chair of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and Executive Director of the ArtsQuest Foundation

VI. Final Remarks