Co-sponsored by the Arts + Community Change Initiative and Fourth Arts Block and hosted by The J.M. Kaplan Fund, arts leaders, policymakers, funders, and researchers met for a cross-sector roundtable discussion on Naturally Occurring Cultural Districts (NOCDs) on August 12, 2010. Highlighting exemplary practices from across New York City, this forum aimed to develop policy recommendations and implementation strategies to support these districts. The conversation was grounded in values of equity, inclusion and recognition of the integral role of arts and culture in communities. Click here for report.