A show where we find out about the creative things that people have done to help make their community better.
Jamin Smith | Elevating your hometown community
Today we’re talking to Jamin Smith, he’s a designer for the City of Lakeland, an active design advocate, and documentary maker. In addition to his professional work, Jamin dedicates his talents to the community under the moniker Project Elevate.
Today’s episode is all about how to elevate your local community using whatever tools and talents you have at your disposal.
Anna McCambridge | Leading and Supporting Women
Anna McCambridge is a designer and illustrator for the LPGA, an artist, and the women lead initiative director for AIGA Orlando. Today’s episode is all about how to serve, lead, and elevate others with a focus on supporting women and wellness.
Victor Davila | Leading and Starting Creative Communities
Victor Davila is an assistant professor for UCF’s graphic design program and a creative community leader. Today’s episode is all about how he found himself involved in a few creative communities. From those that he started to others that he leads and supports.
Pat Starace | Maker Solutions for the Pandemic | Building a Ventilator
Today we’re talking to Pat Starace who is a professor for Full Sail University’s Simulation and Visualization program. At the outset of the pandemic, Pat saw the need for a low-cost solution to a very real problem. So he designed a ventilator! Pat shares a bit about the process of designing and building a life-saving medical device as well as a bit of the history of what made him decide to take on this particular challenge.
This episode's challenge is to use whatever talents you have to help someone who has been affected by the pandemic. All actions, big and small can truly make a difference. Share how you've completed the challenge using #challengetocreate!
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Nicki Drumb | Transportation Meets Art | Art is Moving
Today we’re talking to Nicki Drumb who is the Marketing Manager for Crealdé School of Art and a dedicated artist and activist. She created a project called “Art is Moving” with the goal to merge local artists with Central Florida public transportation. Nicki shares some great insights about ways to navigate when you’re out of your comfort zone and also how to get out of your comfort zone in the first place.
This episode's challenge is to say yes to an idea that's been percolating in your head, or say yes to help someone else's idea come to life. Share how you've completed the challenge using #caretocreate!
Welcome to Care to Create
Welcome to Care to Create, a podcast about creative solutions for communities and the people behind them. We talk about personal challenges, taking initiative, and supporting our communities in our own unique way.
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