By Jada Simone This Month we got the opportunity to speak with Meghan Martin, Program Manager for the Arts Council of Greater Lansing. The Arts Council of Greater Lansing supports many diverse artists and is helping the community engage with them through placemaking. LM: How did you get involved with the Arts Council Meghan Martin: All of the Arts Council staff is creative in some … Continue reading Interview with Program Manager for Arts Council of Greater Lansing Meghan Martin
By Jada Simone Established in 1973, the Michigan State University Foundation is a non-profit corporation that fuels economic development initiatives. According the MSU Foundation’s website, the program focuses on the support of research, invention, and entrepreneurship. One of the programs sponsored by the MSU Foundation is the Conquer Accelerator. According to their website, the program empowers cohorts through extensive mentorship and a tailored curriculum over … Continue reading Interview with MSU Foundation Communications Manager Aaryn Richard: Conquer Accelerator
Allen Neighborhood Center Joan Nelson is the executive director of Allen Neighborhood Center. The center is a community development agency serving the northeast quadrant of the city of Lansing, with the focus on health education, food access, housing improvement, social capital building and commercial corridor revitalization. During our Lansing Mosaic interview, Joan talks a little bit about Allen Farmers Market with Lansing Mosaic. The market … Continue reading Allen Neighborhood Center
Lansing Mosaic Caught up with Delon Delafosse who is the owner of Blings and Things By Delon. Her business sells jewelry and accessories. Delafosse explains what motivated her to start her own jewelry business and how she networks in Lansing, MI. Lansing Mosaic: Tell us about your business? When did you start and what is your business title? Delon: My Paparazzi Jewelry & Accessory business … Continue reading Interview with Delon Delafosse, Owner of Blings and Things By Delon.
By Jada Simone Fisher Lansing Mosaic got the opportunity to speak with local entrepreneur, Jerry Norris. Norris is one of the founders of The Fledge in Grand Ledge and is relocating it in Lansing, MI this month. Lansing Mosaic: Can you tell us a little about your business? Jerry Norris: The Fledge is a hyper-inclusive, ideation makerspace, incubator and accelerator. The hyper-inclusive, as much as … Continue reading Jerry Norris, Co-Founder of The Fledge- A New Ideation Maker Space, Incubator and Accelerator in Lansing, MI
Lansing Mosaic caught up with Natasha West, Founder and Marketing Consultant of Social Coasting LLC and Laura Shanks, Marketing Consultant and Photographer of Social Coasting LLC. These two striving women entrepreneurs are on the move helping businesses & organizations grow their social media platform here in Lansing, Michigan. LM: Tell us about Social Coasting. SC: Social Coasting is a remote social media agency headquartered in Lansing, … Continue reading An Interview with Social Coasting LLC Founder Natasha West & Marketing Consultant Laura Shanks
Lansing Mosaic provides a well diverse theme of events to help showcase Lansing’s Diverse business culture. We aim to partner with other organizations who help to foster economic/community growth in the Lansing Region and Organizations who are providing programing, resources and education on diversity and inclusion. Be on the look out for our release of 2018 events If you are interested in sponsoring/partnering with Lansing … Continue reading Be On the Lookout for 2018 Upcoming Events