Now almost 3,000 members strong, Neighbor Up is a diverse group of people who believe everyone has the talent, knowledge and power to be the change they want to see.
Recording studio owner, singer and music producer Brit Fox talks with Carol about being a genre-bending pioneer in the music industry with her original music appearing on television shows like "Empire."
"You have to stay open-minded" in the music industry, Fox said, and "listen more" to evoke that emotion and create an amazing work of art.
Listen in as Carol talks with Lawna Gamble, founder of Willow Cove Art and Wellness Boutique, about mental health, wellness and the healing power of art.
Carol talks with Meryl Johnson, a retired teacher, student advocate and graduate of Glenville High School, about education, community and justice.
Community leader Shirley Bell-Wheeler, founder of Elements of Internal Movement, talks with Carol about youth, mental health and her work growing produce in a community farm called the Revolutionary Love Garden in the heart of Cleveland at E. 123rd and Imperial.
Jovonne Smith and Jonathan Johnson
Jovonne Smith and Jonathan Johnson talk about their work to bring fun and positivity to Cleveland neighborhoods through Young Imaginations, their entertainment business that brings bounce houses and games to community events.
Artist Thomas Hudson talks with Carol about his natural realism paintings that are so detailed and intricate they appear to be photographs. Some of his work was featured in a recent exhibition by the Artists Archives called "Seen Unseen" held at the Cleveland Sculpture Center. He was also one of the featured artists in the Black Local Artists of Cleveland Kuumba directory sponsored by Neighborhood Connections last year.
Wonderful interviews of people making change in Cleveland! Neighbor Up!!!!
Love this show!
Carol shines the spotlight on the great things everyday people are doing to make Cleveland great. Thanks for what you’re doing.