April 18, 2021– “Imagine that you are born into poverty. Imagine that, during your elementary school years, a teacher recognizes your artistic talent. Imagine that the teacher enrolls you in a government-funded art class, held weekly at a local museum.
Imagine that every Saturday your mother puts you on public transport. She is confident that you will be taken safely to the museum, where an art instructor will meet you and accompany you to class. Imagine what a lifesaver that art program becomes for your creative young soul … “Follow the thread of Phyllis Cole-Dai’s electrical piece, based on the memories of a 91-year-old artist, here.3 readings)
To take actionWhen was the last time you received the gift of someone’s attention? When was the last time you paid that gift to a stranger?