‘His brain is wired to put things together’

Categories: Annual Fund Drive, ASC, Blog

By Bernie Petit  Communications Manager It started with LEGOs. Instead of stacking his play set bricks as high as he could, a then-three-year-old Jalen Thompson visualized and assembled elaborate castles with windows, entrances and waterways. So his mom, Tonja Thompson, bought him sets meant for older kids. “They may have taken me days or weeks …

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ASC Supports STEM Education with 100 Black Men of Charlotte

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog, Education

Every year ASC makes investments in hundreds of cultural institutions, cultural programs and individual artists. Together these investments help ASC shape a vibrant cultural life for all. Part of that vision for Charlotte and Mecklenburg County is strengthening educational offerings to students in our community. And so, this fiscal year ASC awarded, among many others, …

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