Friday, May 6, 2016

Columbia Association Diversity Speaker Series event with Freeman Hrabowski ~ Thursday, May 5, 2016 ~.

Columbia Association Speaker Series Event Featured UMBC President Freeman A. Hrabowski III ~. “Diversity Matters: Building on Columbia’s History as an Inclusive Community,” featuring University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) President Freeman A. Hrabowski III. Named one of “America’s Best Leaders” by U.S. News & World Report and one of the “100 Most Influential People in the World” by TIME magazine, Hrabowski inspired us as we think about the value of diversity in Columbia, Maryland. This Community Building Speakers Series event was sponsored by CA and the African American Community Roundtable of Howard County. Hrabowski spoke from 7:30-9pm on Thursday, May 5 at the Wilde Lake Interfaith Center, 10431 Twin Rivers Road, Columbia, Maryland

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Mind ~ Art ~ Power Projects with Lilian Nabulime ~ 2015 @ Reginald F. Lewis Museum and Living Classrooms ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Baltimore, Maryland ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

2015 Video by Denée Barr ~. Mind ~ Art ~ Power Projects with Lilian Nabulime ````````` Reginald F. Lewis Museum ~~~~~~~ Sunday, December 5, 2015 ~~~~~~ photos c Denée Barr ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Note: Culminating event at Reginald F Lewis Museum with Ugandan professor, wood sculptor, Dr. Lilian Nabulime. Schools and colleges included: MICA, Augusta Fells Savage Institute for Visual Art, and Fresh Start at Living Classrooms. December 2015.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Mind-Art-Power Projects (MAPP) seeks to give youth and other age groups critical thinking skills through engagement in the arts. This is accomplished in a variety of ways: After school and in -school classes ~ ~ Artist- in - Baltimore residencies where artists from across the globe engage Baltimore communities in arts projects ~ ~ Short term workshops offered at sites across metropolitan Baltimore ~ ~ There is a long term goal of offering a community college program in maker-technology-entrepreneurship. ~