Think about the skill sets & mindsets necessary for someone born into poverty to rise above those circumstances…
Sense of Value & Self-Worth
Work Ethic, Discipline, & Perseverance
The Ability to Problem Solve & Reverse Engineer
Imagination, Ambition, & Foresight
We broadly umbrella these under what we call “THE 3 C’s” - Creativity, Confidence, & Critical Thinking. Through research and observation, we believe engagement with the arts is the most effective way to develop these skill sets and mindsets.
We provide high quality art education & experiences for youth in west Charlotte because we believe it is the most effective way to equip and empower them to rise up out of poverty!
The 3 C's!
Studies show The 3 C's develop naturally through engagement with the arts!
Cultivating The 3 C's in low-income students empowers them dream bigger and equips them for success in pursuit of those dreams!