In the pillar of Our Community, Forward Wayne County is focused on Arts and Culture. Arts and Culture incorporates Greater Levels of Involvement and Cultural Amenities to build community cohesion and establish rich organizational relationships. Wayne County has a strong history in the area of arts and culture and will benefit from continued focus in this area. Long- and short-term projects focusing on citizen involvement in arts and culture improves communities, addresses social and civic needs, and leads to broader organizational change. As Forward Wayne County supports the attraction and retention of talent through the county, great importance will be placed on representing broader demographic audiences to celebrate diversity and increase cultural competence.