Capital Funding Campaign

Capital Funding Campaign

We are looking for community partners to make this happen. We have a three-year goal of raising $1 million, with a first benchmark of $80,000. We need more local business people, more city officials, more local organizations, more educators, more concerned families, and more artists to make this a priority on all fronts. This investment in the community is one that could become a national model.

Winter Retreat 
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Winter Retreat 

Winter Retreat  Writing can be isolating. Creative writers go months without having a conversation with another writer. They become hermit creatives. Being a poet of color, who works in the South, and who lives in a country that hesitates to support the arts compounds this artistic scarcity. Not to mention, the cost of retreats can...