Young Lungs Dance Exchange (YLDE) Strategic Planning Survey


Have your say in how YLDE can better meet your needs by filling out this survey and participating in the YLDE Strategic Plan Process

What is Young Lungs Dance Exchange? 
An artist-run not-for-profit support organization. YLDE is committed to the support, development, creation, and presentation of contemporary dance, dancers and performance on Treaty 1 Territory, Winnipeg, MB. 
 
How Does Young Lungs Dance Exchange Support Artists? 
By offering residence programs, mentorship, public workshops, artist fees, space/time in the studio, administrative support, public showcasing and discussion, project documentation, and promotion of community activities.    

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* 1. Think about the artists that you know. What needs do they have that they are unable to meet?

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* 2. What are the services or supports that YLDE could offer to help meet these needs?

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* 3. Please indicate how important each of the following programs are for YLDE? Using a scale of 1 to 5 where 1 is not important and 5 is very important.

  Not Important Very Important
Public Workshops
Research Residency
Outreach   
Screen Dance Mentorship Residency 

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* 4. Do you have any suggestions for how current programs or services can be improved?

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* 5. Help YLDE decide which changes to make and which new programs or services to offer by sharing what is important to you.   Using a scale from 1 to 5 where 1 is “Not Important” and 5 is “Very Important” please indicate how important the proposed changes or new programs are to you. N/A means not applicable. 

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Change YLDE name to reflect organization
Create a dance centre/ space studio/ hub for YLDE Events
Establish a Dance Symposium
New Programming for emerging dance artists
Integrated dance and technology programming 
Mentorship program for emerging artists
Programming integrated with ability, culture, age, gender
Human resources access & support for Manitoba dance artists
Expanding integrated dance practices into YLDE programming
BIPOC representation within YLDE
Expanding resource sharing with partner organizations and stakeholders

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* 6. Which people or organizations should YLDE be trying to connect with and support?

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* 7. Reconciliation. Many Canadians want to be part of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples and culture. Each person and organization has an important part in this process.
What could or should YLDE be doing to be a part of reconciliation?

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* 8. Anti-racism. Many Canadians are concerned about and want to be part of addressing racism in the community. Each person and organization has an important part in being deliberately and proactively anti-racist.
What could or should YLDE be doing to be a part of anti-racism efforts?

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* 9. Please respond if you identify as Indigenous, Black or a Person of Colour. Many organizations are finding ways to change services, programs and operations to better include and work with diverse peoples and people of colour. This is a part of how organizations work from an anti-racism perspective. What changes do you think YLDE should implement to ensure they are working from an anti-racism perspective?

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* 10. Please respond if you identify as Indigenous. Many organizations are finding ways to change services, programs and operations to better include and work with Indigenous peoples, perspectives and history. This is part of how organizations implement reconciliation. What changes do you think YLDE should implement to further advance reconciliation?

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* 11. Age: Please circle your answer:

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* 12. Prior to this survey, had you heard of YLDE before?

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* 13. YLDE plans to work with diverse communities, organizations, and programs.  Please share with us which of the following you identify with? Please circle all that apply

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* 14. We are offering you a chance to win a small prize as a thank you for participating in this survey. Please include your name and email address below if you wish to be entered in the draw.

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* 15. Would you like to be contacted for future engagement sessions or to provide additional feedback?

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* 16. Would you like to receive the YLDE E-Newsletter, and be updated on YLDE programming and events?

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