Exploring the power of collaboration and civic engagement in North Central Washington

Mariachi program brings people together and shows us the meaning of treating all with respect

http://traffic.libsyn.com/artofcommunityncw/36_Mariachi_-_the_antidote_to_divisiveness.mp3 Against the backdrop of political divisiveness and acrimony in our society, our beloved Mariachi Huenachi program continues to bring together people from all walks of life and all political stripes to share in...

Podcast episode 36: Mariachi Huenachi and music as the antidote to our civil strife.

http://traffic.libsyn.com/artofcommunityncw/36_Mariachi_-_the_antidote_to_divisiveness.mp3 I have three guests this week representing the nationally-renowned Mariachi Huenachi group from Wenatchee High School. With their music, they are building bridges between people in our communities and serving as an antidote...

Podcast episode 35: A powerful collaboration between Columbia Elementary and First United Methodist Church

http://artofcommunityncw.libsyn.com/35-a-collaboration-between-first-united-methodist-church-and-columbia-elementary This week’s episode features a remarkable collaboration between the First United Methodist Church, and Columbia Elementary School in Wenatchee. The church has adopted the school in its neighborhood and is making support for...

Podcast Episode 34: Matt Cadman and the responsibility to make the arts accessible to everyone

http://traffic.libsyn.com/artofcommunityncw/34_Matt_Cadman_and_inclusion_in_NCW.mp3 This episode features Matt Cadman, the executive director at the Numerica Performing Arts Center. Matt is a passionate advocate for inclusion – that the community is for everyone – regardless of race, religion,...

Musician’s book brings deep insights about strengthening community

For those of us committed to building strong, resilient caring communities, there is a fabulous new book available that’s filled with insights and stories detailing how communities have created a powerful sense of belonging.