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 Turn up Artistic Participation

Teamwork. Responsibility. Adaptability.

As a tap dancer for over 25 years, I can attest the art form has taught me much more than just dance moves. While I was fortunate to directly benefit from the social, emotional, and mental benefits that the arts have on youth development, 39% of our youth are not, despite the accessibility and presence in communities nationwide. I’ve made it my mission to Turn Up Artistic Participation across the U.S. to better equip individuals of all ages with an outlet that can enhance their quality of life while positively impacting the communities in which they live.

TAP with me as I Turn up Artistic Participation!


National Ambassador

Johns Hopkins WeGo Foundation

WeGo is a novel, normative play robotics program that utilizes telepresence technology to provide children in hospitals with live, virtual tours of museums and cultural attractions.

Over 15 participating hospitals around the country with 12 museums and counting. Currently piloting programming at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum!

Contact me for more information.

Advocate & Member

Americans for the Arts

Americans for the Arts serves, advances, and leads the network of organizations and individuals who cultivate, promote, sustain, and support the arts in America. Founded in 1960, Americans for the Arts is the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education.

Committee Member

Coral Springs Public Art Committee &
Broward County Artist Selection Panelist

Appointed by the City Commission, official civic body includes seven members and two alternates serving a term of three years. Responsibilities include preparing program guidelines and public art plans; selecting all public artworks for the City of Coral Springs; and reviewing and approving public artworks on private properties.

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