In 2017, the Glasgow City Council created a new role to tackle racism and inequality. The Agent for Change also known as Senior Arts, Music manager in charge of diversity, aims at improving racial diversity across the city’s cultural scene.
Governance and financing
Lisbon City Council created the programme Lojas com História in 2015. A sense of urgency drove the city to preserve and boost a distinctive local commerce and trade heritage, knowing that in it lies a relevant part of the identity and character of Lisbon.
In Leeds, consultation with teachers, universities and teacher trainers showed teachers wanted flexible, curriculum-linked classroom resources. Driven by the narrative of the city, these new resources are called ‘stories' and aim to raise the educational achievement of children through heritage and the arts.