Ending Year One

August 25, 2015

Doesn't Fit Anywhere Else

Give your eyeballs to my dear friend Nicole, who began this wonderful nonprofit here in Nashville. You can give cash too.

Poverty & the Arts started as a dream to bring community members together. It started as a way to connect Nashville’s rich with Nashville’s poor. It started as space of creativity  for Nashville’s most vulnerable citizens.

The language of our mission and programs have changed throughout our time as an organization. Beginning as a community service project for Belmont students in November 2011, Poverty & the Arts has made its way to 501c3 nonprofit status, started its first social enterprise program, and moved into its own studio and gallery space.

10409620_727609537323190_858962049367973758_nIn 2011, a Poverty & the Arts event was a community service project in which Belmont students were invited to Room in the Inn to create art, write, and play music with homeless participants. The events strived to be a space for students to connect and build relationships with Nashville’s homeless through the medium of art and creativity.

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About Kristen Chapman Gibbons

Loosely connected facts: Storyteller. Curator of a Better Internet. Lifelong Politico. Social Media Maven. Creativity and Empathy Evangelist. Performer. Creator of Content Worth Sharing. Digital Strategist. Former Social Worker. Decade teaching in Higher Ed. Master's Degree in Theology. Married to an Irishman. 3 darling kiddos. Preacher's kid. Appalachian. Music maker. Music devour-er. ENTP. Bohemian. Geeky. Obsessed with thrift stores and all things vintage. Lover of species.

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