The Short North Arts District, also known as the Art + Soul of Columbus, is the most vibrant spot in the City of Columbus. Nurturing the Short North Arts District as a vibrant, creative, and inclusive community and leading arts destination requires a multi-faceted approach — one that:
- Prioritizes Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access (I.D.E.A.)
- Promotes safety
- Ensures the quality of life for all visitors, workers, and residents of the area
Learn more about the Short North Arts District’s comprehensive approach to Community Well-being below.
INCLUSION, DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND ACCESS (I.D.E.A.)
The Short North Arts District is both a gathering place and a show spot of all that makes Columbus unique. We strive to be a community that deeply values being a place that is welcoming to all.
The Short North Alliance is a non-profit that provides programs, services, and leadership to all in the Short North Arts District community. We are committed to transparency on how we are dedicated to being a leader in advancing inclusion, diversity, equity, and access across our community.
Click below to learn about our strategic approach to fostering inclusion, diversity, equity, and access through the work of the Short North Alliance and in the Short North Arts District community.
SHORT NORTH SAFETY
We believe that safety in the Short North Arts District is a state where everyone is free of harm, thrives, and has their well-being protected and their diversity celebrated.
There are a number of safety programs and services available in the community including the Short North Ambassadors provided by the Short North Alliance to support local businesses and community members.
Click below to learn about all they ways we are helping to keep the district safe including safety tips, emergency services and more.
SHORT NORTH ARTS DISTRICT GOOD NEIGHBOR PLEDGE
The Short North Good Neighbor Pledge Program is a collaborative, community-wide effort to foster transparent communications among all stakeholders who enjoy the Short North community.
Businesses and Commercial Property Owners who sign the Short North Good Neighbor Pledge commit to practice community standards for private business operations that support the economic success of businesses, that foster the Short North Arts District as a vibrant, creative, and inclusive community and leading arts destination, and that prevent negative impacts to adjacent historic residential neighborhoods.
Community standards include:
- Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access
- Art, Culture, and Community
Click below to learn more about the Good Neighbor Pledge, including current participating businesses and property owners in the Short North Arts District.
GIVE US FEEDBACK
Email us at email@example.com to share your thoughts on safety resources, solutions, or other community alternatives that could help keep the Short North Arts District a safe and welcoming space for all.