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ELEVATE Atlanta: Reclaiming Communities Through the Arts

Bessie A. Winn-Afeku | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Bessie A. Winn-Afeku

The arts bring people together that would not normally be connected. It is programs like Atlanta's ELEVATE, a program whose mission is to initiate positive urban growth through arts economics -- or the concept of culture being a driving force for commerce.

Percent of Hope for a 'Percent For Art'

Bessie A. Winn-Afeku | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Bessie A. Winn-Afeku

February is Black History Month and in honor of this month we have the opportunity to recall and celebrate the impact and positive contributions that African-Americans have made.