Category: Culture & Belonging

Thank You For Seeing Me

Thank You For Seeing Me

Reflecting on the Arts and Overcoming Systemic Racism There is no way for me to look at the work that I do outside of my lived experience and the skin I’m in. I am a black man who also serves the community as president of a large arts institution. Over the past few weeks, since...

June 11, 2020June 11, 2020
Creating Neighbors

Creating Neighbors

Jazmine LeBlanc, Co-Director of East Lake Language Arts, sees story everywhere, especially in her eclectic neighborhood. This is a story about a neighborhood and a lady with a big imagination. The neighborhood is in the heart of a city. All sorts of people live here…people from South America and India, people who drive fancy electric...

June 10, 2020June 10, 2020