The grant we received has been put to great use this last year. We were not able to print the Dialogue Manual that we had initially wanted but we were able to cover pressing needs for several of the arts workshops that are leading up to the Community Festival on May 6th and our dialogue celebration.
- Printer cartridges to print photo tiles for Dialogue Photo Mural / Photography Lab
- Honorarium for speaker Melissa Shepard for presentation on inter-racial tolerance
- Covered the purchase of ingredients for 5 of our Cooking Lab workshops where guest chefs taught healthy recipes to youth and their families
- Covered the purchase of paint and brushes to complete a public art project in which the youth designed oversized signs with their thoughts about their homes and neighborhoods
- Covered a portion of the cost of software purchased for our Electronic Music Lab which is being used by the youth to design tracks for the neighborhood and festival, based on interviews and photos of the neighborhood.
The work created last Fall and this Spring will be shared with the community on May 6th.
Thank you again for the outstanding support for this project.