RAISE IT UP! Youth Arts and Awareness Program Director Lyndava Williams and her daughter, Natasha Thomas-Jackson, executive director and nationally acclaimed poet, have put their philosophies on social activism and art-centered empowerment into practice for young people around Flint. Read more at East Village Magazine. n.
Some look at the city of Flint and see only urban blight, a city drained of its soul. Others, like Natasha Thomas-Jackson, Executive Director of RAISE IT UP!, see a city alive with creativity, a community on the brink of rediscovering its voice. Her non-profit RAISE IT UP! Youth Arts and Awareness was founded to ensure that…
Next month, a Flint native’s work with youth in her hometown will put her in a room with nine-time Grammy Award winner and members of the Detroit Pistons. Read more at mlive.com.