You can check out the links below to learn more about some of my favorite nonprofit organizations, working to expand minds and enrich lives.
Charlotte ViewPoint :: a multimedia, thought-leadership organization dedicated to enriching the intellectual and artistic capital of the Charlotte region.
Community Investment Network :: a national network of giving circles and donors that inspires, connects and strengthens African Americans and communities of color to leverage their collective resources and create the change THEY wish to see.
New Generation of African American Philanthropists :: a giving circle promoting philanthropy—the giving of time, talent and treasure—among African Americans in the Charlotte region, with the goal of enhancing the quality of life within our communities. Our joint effort that produced the book Giving Back is the Giving Back Project, a multimedia civic engagement initiatives to reframe portraits of philanthropy.
On Q Performing Arts :: a nonprofit professional theatre company that produces classic, contemporary, and original works that reflect the black experience, especially that of the African American.
Pecha Kucha–CLT :: a creative platform where artists, designers and people from all disciplines engage in unique show-and-tell presentations, producing an exhilarating kaleidoscope of inspiration, ideas and cutting-edge work
TEDxCharlotte :: a local forum spreading ideas in the spirit of TED that features talks and artistic works by Charlotte’s most talented, creative and innovative minds
Wesley Heights Community Association :: an historic Charlotte neighborhood of pride, history, diversity and beauty where people care about each other and their place in the greater community.
“We are each other’s harvest; we are each other’s business; we are each other’s magnitude and bond.”
— Gwendolyn Brooks