CIRCUS 1903

The Arts Empowerment Project coordinated with Blumenthal Performing Arts to secure a total of 120 tickets to the CIRCUS 1903 performance. Approximately 33 families were able to see the performances May 2-4th. “My son is in the Shyft community service program and I heard and I received information about complimentary tickets through this program. I had...
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Twirl ‘N Swirl 5k

What do you get when you ask a group of kids at Charlotte Country Day how to raise money for a scholarship and to raise awareness for child abuse? The Twirl N’ Swirl 5k. Several years ago, during a Youth Advisory Council meeting, a group of students were brainstorming fundraising opportunities that would go specifically for art...
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Twirl ‘N Swirl 5k

In honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month, The Arts Empowerment Project and Charlotte Country Day School present THE TWIRL ’N SWIRL 5K Race | Walk | Win Prizes | Make a Difference Carmel Commons Shopping Center, South Charlotte April 1st, 2017 8:30 a.m. 5K 9:30 a.m. Kids Fun Run Run with us, and celebrate the healing...
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Social Good Charlotte

This piece was originally posted on Social Good Charlotte. Story: Holly Martin    Photo: Luba Katarkova The Arts Empowerment Project Founder Natalie Frazier Allen started Promoting Peace workshops months before the police shooting death of Keith Scott in September 2016, feeling that it was only a matter of time before the issue hit home in Charlotte. “We could not even...
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Edmonia Lewis

Did you see today’s Google doodle? The world’s most popular search engine kicked off Black History Month with a nod to artist, Edmonia Lewis. This African-American and Native American sculptor is most famous for her works in marble, recognizing abolitionists and Civil War heroes. Born in 1844, it was rare for a person of color...
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