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Whether your challenges involve day-to-day operations, or ambitious, transformative goals, we have tools to help you. From infographics and tip sheets to in-depth multimedia resources, these tools can:

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Culture Break with Tracy Colunga
Cultural Planning / Video
Culture Break with Tracy Colunga

On this episode Veronica Gonzales, Thought Leader, Lord Cultural Resources, sits down with , Chief Innovation Officer at the City of Long Beach, to speak about the development of the Latino cultural center project! Tracy rose from officer, to manager to Chief Innovation Officer through her 15 year tenure at the City of Long Beach. She has led the City of Long Beach Office of Civic Innovation since 2017/2018. Her passion to build a Latino cultural center is a culmination of being the granddaughter of migrant farmworkers and having a mother who worked a blue collar job.

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Culture Break with Greg Lucas
Cultural Planning / Video
Culture Break with Greg Lucas

On this episode, our Senior Practice Leader, Kathleen Brown, speaks with Greg Lucas. Greg Lucas was appointed California’s 25th State Librarian by Governor Jerry Brown in 2014.

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Cultural Planning / Video
Culture Bridge, Part Two: A Significant Public Landscape in Oakland

A miniseries between the Garden Conservancy and leading experts who are leveraging the power of gardens to transform the world. In this second segment, the Garden Conservancy's James Brayton Hall is joined by Joy Bailey-Bryant, Lord Cultural Resources, and Lori Fogarty, the Oakland Museum of California.

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Community Engagement Methods
Cultural Planning / Infographic
Community Engagement Methods

Consistent community engagement at different stages and times in a museum’s operations is essential to success. Many museums and cultural organizations recognize the need for community engagement during major changes such a new building or a new strategic plan, but how do you plan to engage consistently throughout your museum operations? Read this tool to help you strategize, implement and practice a myriad of methods to engage your community.

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The Opening of the Louvre: Abu Dhabi a Conversation with Gail Lord
Cultural Planning / Cultural Change / Museum Planning / Soft Power / Video
The Opening of the Louvre Abu Dhabi: A Conversation with Gail Lord
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Our Journey Toward Canada's Holocaust Monument
Cultural Planning / Paper
Our Journey Toward Canada's Holocaust Monument

The National Holocaust Monument will be Canada’s first national monument dedicated to the Holocaust. Located in Ottawa, the nation’s capital, the Monument will honour and commemorate those who were murdered under Nazi tyranny as well as acknowledge those survivors who were able to come to Canada. Gail Dexter Lord and Dov Goldstein, reflect on Lord Cultural Resources' journey towards the creation of the National Holocaust Monument in Canada.

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Janera Solomon
Cultural Planning / Video
How to nurture an idea and finish a project

In this TEDx Talk Janera Solomon talks about the path to succeed in a project and accomplish goals. Janera Solomon is the executive director of the Kelly Strayhorn Theater, a historic live arts venue in Pittsburgh, and has worked with Lord Cultural Resources in several projects.

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In Praise of the Echo Chamber
Cultural Planning / Museum Planning / Blog Post
In Praise of the Echo Chamber

In this guest blog post, Victoria Young shares insights from attending MuseumNext NYC 2016, where over 500 museum professionals assembled from around the world.

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Bay Area
Cultural Planning / Presentation
Planning Culturally Can Unlock Growth in the Bay Area

How can culture lead regeneration in urban development projects?  In this panel introduction at the 2016 Bay Area Economic Summit in Hamilton, Ontario, Gail Lord highlights success stories of urban renewal projects, and cultural potential within industrial landscapes.

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