Interview with Program Manager for Arts Council of Greater Lansing Meghan Martin

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

Interview with MSU Foundation Communications Manager Aaryn Richard: Conquer Accelerator

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

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