About this survey: The Hackensack Creative Team, a diverse group of city residents, businesspeople and officials, is working to make Hackensack a better place to live, work and visit through arts and culture.

Please help us by filling out this short survey. Please note: We respect your privacy, and want to assure you that no personal information will be shared with anyone who is not collecting or analyzing survey information. Only summary information – such as how many artists live in Hackensack – will be shared with the public. Feel free to skip a question if you don't want to answer it.

We know no one likes to do surveys, but your input can help us make Hackensack a better place for artists and creative professionals to live and work. If you have any questions about the survey, please contact Leonardo Vazquez of The National Consortium for Creative Placemaking at leo@artsbuildcommunities.com

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* Your name

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* Do you live or work in Hackensack? (Check all that apply)

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* If you do not live or work in Hackensack, where do you live or work?

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* What types of art do you practice? Which do you practice professionally or as a hobby? Please check all that apply

  Professional Hobby (Non-professional) Teacher
Architecture/ urban or industrial design
Cabinetry/woodworking
Creative writing/ poetry
Dance
Musical composition or performance
Painting/graphic design
Performing arts (such as acting or filmmaking)
Photography
Sculpture/pottery
Web/ game design

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* Do you do other work (professionally or as a hobby/volunteer) that supports the arts in Hackensack? Please check all that apply.

  Professional Hobby/volunteer
Work in an arts establishment (such as gallery or theater)
Manufacture/repair arts objects or instruments
Advocate for the arts

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* About what percent of your income comes from your art?

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* At what location do you most often practice your art (such as a studio or rehearsal space)?

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* This location:

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* How many years have you lived or worked in the arts in Hackensack?

  Lived in Hackensack Worked in Hackensack
Less than 1 year
1-5
6-10
11-15
16-20
21-25
26-30
31-35
36-40
41-45
46-50
50+

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* Do you receive grants to practice your art?

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* If yes, from which organizations?

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* From where do you usually get information about arts opportunities in Hackensack?

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* How much do you agree or disagree with these statements?

  Strongly agree Agree No opinion/I don't know Disagree Strongly disagree
Hackensack is a good place for artists and creative people to live
Hackensack is a good place for artists and creative people to work
Hackensack is known as a good place to enjoy the arts
Hackensack is known as a good place to be creative

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* Anything else we should know?

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* Can we contact you again or keep you updated on this plan? If yes, what is your email address and phone number?

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