I've been heavy-hearted since the Maestro shared the article in the NYtimes reporting a closed Harlem Arts School. It's difficult to 'just go on with the daily business' knowing the possibility of permanently closed doors looms over a school that has nurtured generations of young artists of color. The issue? Financial.
But how is that possible? Where are the grants, the donations? Will it make a difference if each of us contributes 20 dollars a month? Your brainstorming is needed, because this is a tragedy,and what's needed now is a golden idea and follow-through.
I'm down with the right strategy, because we cannot allow these things to keep happening in the African/EasternRootedDiaspora.
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#HarlemSchoolofTheArts needs 500K. Parents & teachers blame directors for running the school into the ground http://tinyurl.com/yywst8c
Previous update: The petition gathred few signatures... but you can visit the article above in the newest update. HA is staying open for a few weeks to attempt to raise 500K).
Was kicking it with @MiQL about Virtual edu for the global autonomy minded community as a possible solution to needed edu being shut down, he dropped the gems about a communiversity model, and sent me a .pdf with more intel. More on this soon-like.