Read to Succeed, OpenDoors of Asheville and Big Brothers Big Sisters of WNC have all begun to focus more intentionally on closing race-based opportunity gaps in recent years.
The National Arts and Crafts Conference and Shows returns to The Omni Grove Park Inn. Plus: Citizen Vinyl launches a podcast; Hood Huggers offers free tours to Black residents; and the Western North Carolina Historical Association presents a talk on the Brevard Rosenwald School.
With social distancing practices and limited crowd sizes likely the new normal for the foreseeable future, local nonprofits are reconsidering how they go about connecting with their supporters.
OpenDoors celebrates and supports local students through its work, and the goal for this year’s fundraiser is $210,000.
The tenth annual art-filled fundraiser is set for March 9 at Ambrose West.
The ninth annual gala and art auction is set for March 10 at Highland Brewing Co.
“Naming the history of a problem in our black community does not discount the experiences of our rural white communities. It’s not an either-or argument. It’s an “and” discussion. And white, rural communities suffer from food insecurity, too.”