As of September 21, 2016, the Board of Directors of the Ketchikan Area Arts and Humanities Council has reaffirmed its commitment to serving the diverse communities of Ketchikan in an inclusive manner, representative of all members of the community, including individual cultural backgrounds, traditions, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, people living with disabilities, and that art is an ideal vehicle for social and economic development. Board and community members committed to this resolution will review, assess, and make recommendations on current and future Ketchikan Area Arts and Humanities Council policies, procedures, governance and programs with the goal of establishing a more inclusive Arts Council for all people living in the Ketchikan area.

To see the full Statement, please click HERE.

As a first step the task force developed the Diversity statement below which was approved by the Board of Directors on Wednesday, January 18th, 2017.

“KAAHC celebrates the diversity of our community, acknowledges our differences as a precious resource, and strives to encourage everyone to create and experience the arts.”