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Arts As Disruption

Arts As Disruption

by Josh Jacobson In this blog post, I’ll discuss the Opportunity Task Force’s Strategy D: Strengthen the early care and education workforce to improve the quality and experiences of early care and education available to children ages birth to five. In particular, the...
Supporting Parents and Caregivers through the Arts

Supporting Parents and Caregivers through the Arts

By Hannah Grannemann In this blog post, I’ll discuss the Opportunity Task Force’s Strategy E: Support parents and caregivers as a child’s first teacher in promoting positive early brain development, social emotional health and early literacy beginning at birth. There...
Second-Class Citizen No More

Second-Class Citizen No More

by Josh Jacobson “The arts are critical to achieving the goals expressed in the Opportunity Task Force Report.” Breakfast with the Reemprise Fund’s Charlie Elberson at the Original Pancake House in Midtown provides so much food for thought.  In the wake of the recent...
The Arts as Springboard & Galvanizing Force

The Arts as Springboard & Galvanizing Force

by Hannah Grannemann Now that the Opportunity Task Force has released its impressive and comprehensive report and named a new implementation team to take action on their recommendations, an “all hands on deck” approach is needed if Charlotte is truly going to make...