ERIC Number: ED500522
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Reference Count: N/A
California Cultural Crossroads
Wong, Patricia M.; Francisco, Grace; Keller, Shelly G.
This document is designed for readers who have an interest in developing cultural community partnerships but who may not have an in-depth understanding of the concept or process. It provides a focus for partnership and joint venture discussions within agencies, community organizations or communities at large. Seven public library community partnerships established for the purpose of creating sustainable community cultural programs are profiled in this document. Based upon the experiences of these libraries and their partners, readers of this document will be able to define the term partnership, distinguish the differences between a partnership and a joint venture, and the challenges they both present to the partnering entities. Readers will learn how to elements required for a successful partnership. The benefits to the partnering entities and to the community at large are also discussed. (Sample Memoranda of Understandings are included, as well as a comparison chart showing the differences between a partnership and a joint venture.) (Contains 12 footnotes.) [This publication was produced under the California Cultural Crossroads Support grant to the Metropolitan Cooperative Library System. The California Cultural Crossroads Program was developed through a partnership between the Metropolitan Cooperative Library System and the California State Library.]
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Institute of Museum and Library Services, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Metropolitan Cooperative Library System, Pasadena, CA.; California State Library, Sacramento.
Identifiers - Location: California