SAIC Student Appointed to Chicago Cultural Plan Stewardship Committee
Lauren M. Pacheco, Master of Arts candidate in SAIC's department of Arts Administration and Policy, has been selected by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Arts Alliance Illinois to serve on a new stewardship committee for the Chicago Cultural Plan. The stewardship effort will support the implementation of the Cultural Plan by developing mechanisms for continued engagement, accountability, and action. Pacheco holds a degree in social work from the Jane Addams College of Social Work at the University of Illinois at Chicago and is Executive Director of the Chicago Urban Art Society (CUAS). Under her leadership, the Chicago Urban Art Society has become a resource to policymakers and has fueled a public dialogue surrounding issues that impact artists and creative enterprises.