Our Community. Our Future. Our Vision.

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Our Community. Our Future. Our Vision.

View the new community vision!

Vision Now Dance + Technology = Innovative Art

Listen Lakeland welcomes guests, Matthew Giallourakis, Florida Polytechnic University Graduate; Jaimie Davis, Electrical Engineer Student at Florida Polytechnic University; and Stefan Dolbashian, Artistic Director of Florida Dance Theatre.  Together with host Jermaine Thornton, who is the Executive Director of Florida Dance Theatre and a Lakeland Vision Board Member, the group shares details of a unique collaboration between Florida Dance Theatre and Florida Polytechnic University’s Arts Lab called “APEX”.  APEX uses technology to convert the beauty and grace of dance into an innovative, stunning work of art. Tune in to see how this project is bringing artistic value to both mediums on this edition of the Listen Lakeland Show!

Related Vision Focus Areas & Goals:

  • Jobs for a Vibrant Economy:
    Prosperous Lakeland
    Lakeland will be a prosperous, technologically-advanced city that attracts and retains a young, innovative, and talented workforce within a creative environment.
  • Activities for a Diverse Community:
    Arts and Culture
    Lakeland will provide a supportive arts environment that advances, promotes, and funds the arts community to invite community-wide participation in the arts.
  • Lifelong Education:
    Funding and Community Support
    Lakeland will support quality education through collaboration among schools, businesses, and other institutions in the community.
    Higher and Continuing Education
    Lakeland will create strong partnerships with its colleges and universities.

What We Do

Lakeland Vision collaborates with a broad range of community stakeholders to implement a comprehensive action plan shaped by the community’s own vision of its future.

Our Vision Lakeland – a vibrant community of opportunities for a lifetime.

Strong and Safe Neighborhoods

Lakeland will have neighborhoods where residents enjoys their quality of life.

Jobs for a Vibrant Economy

Lakeland will have jobs for all to support a vibrant economy.

Lifelong Education

Lakeland will have quality educational opportunities for all.

Activities for a Diverse Community

Lakeland will offer activities for all community members.

Strong and Safe Neighborhoods

Lakeland will have neighborhoods where residents enjoys their quality of life.

Jobs for a Vibrant Economy

Lakeland will have jobs for all to support a vibrant economy.

Lifelong Education

Lakeland will have quality educational opportunities for all.

Activities for a Diverse Community

Lakeland will offer activities for all community members.

We Heard From You, And We Listened.

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