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COMMUNITY ARTS PROGRAMS
ELEVATE Atlanta: Reclaiming Communities Through the Arts
Bessie A. Winn-Afeku
Photographer. Creative Consultant.
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.
Arts Education: Why Is It Important?
As the arts are continually cut in schools and communities, the private sector needs to respond and find ways to fund these important programs. The arts serve as a way to both bond and celebrate communities.
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