Profiles

“We feel the arts, and in particular hip-hop and spoken word, can be used as a tool to build, inspire and engage community.”

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“We’re building a community with this event. That’s part of what the humanities are for, to talk about our community, our culture, our environment. “

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“Write out your plan. Attempt to execute it. Adjust. Revise. Adjust again. Having your own restaurant means you must be willing to grow and change at the same time. But it’s a good thing.”

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“The rule is to just make something. Make something that you can show other people. Don’t sit still and wait for someone else to tell you what to do. There are a lot of people that are willing to work harder than you. If you are sitting and waiting for someone to give you permission, then you are going to miss your shot.”

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“Whatever you do — be all there! Don’t be a button-pusher. Anyone can do that. Dig deeper, and understand how something works, and even better, know why it works.”

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