Tag: Community

​How a small Iowa city became a legendary music hotspot

The Surf Ballroom & Museum is a historic rock and roll landmark in Iowa that showcases history while also promoting the future of music.

This New Orleans café is transforming the lives of young adults

Café Reconcile encourages personal growth, provides workforce development and training, promotes entrepreneurship, and builds strong communities.

These high school students are celebrating cultural diversity through public art installations

Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture, an Arab arts and education organization, gives students a platform to share their stories about the immigrant experience.

Student success comes with lasting relationships

The Norwalk Mentor Program trains adult volunteers and matches them with Norwalk Public School students who need more support.

13 years and millions of dollars later, the ambitious, enormous American Mural Project is coming together

For two decades, Sharon artist Ellen Griesedeck has had a dream to create a mural honoring working men and women, five stories high and 120 feet wide.

Taking college mentorship to the next level in California

This college success nonprofit in California envisions a world in which all students have equitable opportunities to realize their potential.

This New Orleans school has redefined what success looks like

Opportunities Academy is a post-secondary school that caters to and empowers students with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Art and creativity provide a special kind of healing in Kentucky

Hands Healing HeArts participants undertake writing, drama, music, sculpture and visual arts projects as vehicles for self-discovery and expression.