Carolinas Latin Dance Company Promotes Cultural Acceptance

Categories: Blog, Cultural Partners
Why This Matters: Beyond basic dance skills, the Carolinas Latin Dance Company’s (CLDC) program teaches students the historical, cultural and geographic context of traditional folkloric dances from Latin America and Spain, promoting cultural awareness and acceptance. By Lillian Parker Communications Manager The Carolinas Latin Dance Company (CLDC), supported by ASC, is transforming the way children …

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A Message from ASC’s New President, Jeep Bryant

Categories: ASC, Blog, Home Featured
R. Jeep Bryant.
By Jeep Bryant ASC President “Welcome home. There is much to be done.” Over the past few days, many of ASC’s partners and community leaders have thrown open their arms to welcome me back to Charlotte-Mecklenburg. The warm greetings have reminded me of the energy and enthusiasm that drove the region’s growth throughout my childhood …

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Learning in the Summer – Get Creative and Stay Connected

Categories: Blog, Education, Home Featured
Why This Matters: Learning in the summer months is critical to students’ overall academic success. Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s cultural community provides ample free and low-cost opportunities to engage children and teens in fun summer learning. By Lillian Parker Communications Manager Summertime is synonymous with relaxing, playing and taking a break from school. But learning during the summer …

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Public Support for Arts and Culture at National and Local Levels

Categories: Blog
Charlotte Ballet instructor Javonne Gbenyon-Spearman leads a Cultural Dance program. QCityMetro photo.
Why This Matters: The majority of Mecklenburg residents believe that arts and culture is good for the well-being of their neighborhoods, communities and them personally. By ASC Americans have always been highly supportive of the arts and culture, grounded in the belief that they deliver all sorts of societal benefit from encouraging personal well-being and …

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ASC Cultural Leadership Training Program Puts Emerging Leaders in Charge

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Why This Matters: ASC’s Cultural Leadership Training program develops emerging leaders into productive volunteers and board candidates for arts and culture organizations in Mecklenburg County. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager ASC Cultural Leadership Training program graduate Dylan Brown joined the board of directors of Charlotte Art League in 2017 at a pivotal moment. “I was …

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