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Hear What Your Colleagues Are Up To – October

Dawn Heinen, Digital Communications Manager

Check out these episodes of Creative Minds Out Loud, Mass Cultural Council’s podcast:

Fashion Rolls Forward

Jay CalderinJay Calderin, Founder and Executive Director of Boston Fashion Week, discusses his work as a designer with the Fashion Accessibility Project and how it inspired new ways of thinking about designing for the body.

Museum Apprenticeships Transform Lives of New Bedford Youth

Sarah Rose (l) and Christina Turner (r)New Bedford Whaling Museum’s High School Apprenticeship Program provides resources and support to students that deepen community engagement and cultivate college and career readiness.

Director of Apprentices and Interns Christina Turner and then Vice President of Education and Programs Sarah Rose share how the program has grown into a nationally-recognized model for creative youth development.

Gateway Cities & Creative Placemaking

Ben FormanBenjamin Forman, Director of the Gateway Cities Innovation Institute at MassINC, says residential property values are higher in communities that foster the arts & culture. Municipal leaders should take stock of that when considering modest public investments in strategies such as Cultural Districts and the economic returns they yield.

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