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WE Convene – Arts & Education and Community Outreach
July 21, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
We Convene: Arts and Education/Community outreach: With a Focus on Outreach Today to Expand and Create Audiences for Tomorrow
Co-Host: Arts 4 All Florida
Keynote Speaker: Lee Cohen, ATR, MPS, REACE, CCTSI, PhD student in Expressive Therapies
Thursday, July 21, 2022 | 8am -10am
Location: Creative Pinellas , 12211 Walsingham Rd Largo, Florida
ATR, MPS, REACE, CCTSI Art Therapist and Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist Lee Cohen is a Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist for individuals with an MPS (Masters in Professional Studies) in art therapy and creativity development. She is a registered art therapist in practice pursuing her Ph.D. in Expressive Therapies at Lesley University. Lee was a professional artist before becoming an art therapist. Lee used the arts to teach and support persons with unique needs for self-expression after she experienced the inner healing power of the arts. Her…… Read More
We Convene :
Creative Pinellas is partnering with the Pinellas Community Foundation to hold a series of six public meetings on key topics of importance to the arts community. Starting in February and continuing through the summer, the series will end with a community town hall in September to collectively share what has been discovered and to set the stage for next steps.
- February 24: Public art and Placemaking
- March 24: Performing arts
- April 28: Accessibility and equity
- May 12: Arts and tourism
- June 23: Economic needs/wellbeing and sustainability for artists
- July 21: Arts and Education/Community outreach Connecting with and supporting youth
Each meeting will be from 8am -10am and will start with arrival/ networking for the first 30 minutes, followed by the introduction to some Pinellas County success stories that are working in the landscape of the specific meeting topic.
A keynote speaker will kick off the working session with an inspirational/aspirational presentation, followed by breakout discussions to understand key issues or needs, raise ideas and solutions to address those needs. The meeting will close with a call for participants interested in working on the topic to bring their findings together to be featured in a Town Art style meeting in September.