Above : Dustin Harewood painting a blighted building in Spingfield. See his reef studies here www.dustinharewood.com
Culture Builds Community
Connect creative communities through the arts by developing partnerships to address a wide variety of efforts, execute long-term initiatives, increase program effectiveness and sustain a large and growing database of resources.
Promote economic empowerment opportunities forcreatives that foster vibrant, sustainable communities by providing business and professional development training and assistance through education.
Provide access to quality arts education, cultural performances, programming, and other cultural experiences for under served communities through exposure to top-quality artists, entertainers and creative resources in classrooms, and at community events and performance venues .
African American Arts
Increase exposure to African American arts and artists by raising public awareness and appreciation for the artistic contributions and legacy of peoples of the African Diaspora and to ensure that these outstanding artistic contributions will be enjoyed and valued by future generations.