Online Placemaking

Book Signing May 15, 2021 at Turning Page Book Shop

By conNECKted TOO / May 5, 2021

Jenna Teves researched, wrote and illustrated a coloring book on Awesome Southern Women. She’s doing a book-signing at the only local Black woman- owned bookstore, Turning Page, on Saturday, May 15th from 2 pm to 3:30 pm, and she’s donating the proceeds from sales of the book to Destiny Community Cafe, a Black woman-owned restaurant that feeds […]

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A Podcast on “Change the Story”

By Abetterbusinessxabb@gmail.com / May 4, 2021

William “Bill” Cleveland (Center for the Study of Art and Community) was kind enough to interview me on his podcast “Change the Story”. Was great looking back to my teaching days when I traveled the South teaching poetry in urban and rural communities. For over 30 years I taught poetry as an act of liberation, […]

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THE CHARLESTON RHIZOME COLLECTIVE and US Department of Arts & Culture

By conNECKted TOO / October 8, 2020

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Partners for Change

By conNECKted TOO / July 13, 2020

conNECKtedTOO —> TINYisPOWERFUL.com is a Partner for Change with Alternate ROOTS and The Surdna Foundation   NORTH CHARLESTON, SC – America without racism, can you imagine? Partners for Change launches with ROOTS’ first 3-year initiative and a strategic commitment to ending racism and other oppressions through catalytic investments in the US South. conNECKtedTOO —>TINYisPOWERFUL.com is […]

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Independent

By conNECKted TOO / July 4, 2020

Here’s an audio I recorded last night. Talking starts at minute 00:45. note: There is a point around minute 4:40 where I misspoke, slightly, saying “slavery was ratified” but meaning to say “the abolition of slavery was ratified.”  Self-governed. Autonomous. Free. Did you know Charleston is older than America? Yes, I’m reflecting on Charleston’s 350th […]

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How-To Add to TINYisPOWERFUL.com

By conNECKted TOO / July 1, 2020

Send “Specials” information about your events, activities, offerings, announcements, accomplishments or updates to this online community-info board. You can also submit a piece for the “Reservoir” like responses to current events, stories, brainstormings or experiences, public letters… These features are available to everyone! Watch the video for a step-by-step tutorial or click here for a […]

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What Has Been Done? What Will Continue? A Few Examples…

By conNECKted TOO / June 24, 2020
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Family Art Lessons with Kit Loney: Doll Making

By conNECKted TOO / May 10, 2020

      Materials Needed:   – four plastic drinking straws (optional) – 2 x 2 inch piece of cardboard – jumbo paperclips – tape – three pipe cleaners – yarn – large button OR plastic milk jug lid with a hole poked through OR sturdy cardboard disc with a hole OR any item to […]

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Family Art Lessons with Kit Loney: Journal Making

By conNECKted TOO / May 4, 2020

Materials Needed:   – 3 or 4 brown paper grocery bags – String or yarn – Scissors – A pencil   OPTIONAL MATERIALS:   – A postcard or heavy paper (construction, cardstock, etc.) for the cover & 4 – 6 sheets of paper (same size as cover or slightly smaller) for pages – Needle and […]

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conNECKtedTOO Story Circle

By conNECKted TOO / March 11, 2020

Due to measures taken to prevent COVID19 from spreading, the conNECKtedTOO Story Circle event has been modified into a virtual gathering that emphasizes solidarity and community over panic and isolation. Share stories, laugh, recite a poem or just let us know how you are doing at this Community Check-In via Zoom. Click here to join […]

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