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Elder Gallery in Charlotte: STEPHEN HAYES: BEYOND ANY MEANS

Mar 03, 2021
Hayes is fixated on the experience his artwork creates. As he has said: “”My number one goal is to wow my audience and to have meaning behind it-to have people relate to my work or even just start a conversation,” explains Hayes.

Arts and Science Council Cultural Equity Report 2020

Feb 24, 2021
It is ASC's hope that our voice and actions relative to diversity, equity, inclusion and access will encourage others – both in our sector and in the broader community – to begin and/or continue dismantling oppressive systems in pursuit of a more just, inclusive Charlotte-Mecklenburg for all.

OldTownCornelius.com: Smithville Reimagined

Feb 20, 2021
Somewhere, under a tree, hiding out in plain sight is a little-big area of town known as Smithville. Smithville, which is arguably one of Corneilus' most important historic gems, is also on the cusp of one of the most exciting redevelopment plans of the era. Read more about this historic community and enjoy the documentary: Smithville History Tour.

Smithville: a community dedicated to building up families, faith, and the future.

Feb 10, 2021
The SCC is developing a plan for revitalizing its community to be presented to the Town Board on March 1. Their plan includes making sure that long-time residents can age in place, inspiring young families to plant their roots, and setting an example that other communities can follow. On top of making organizational improvements within the SCC, the organization has also set a docket of goals with the help of Willie Jones, an experienced community organizer and affordable housing developer.
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