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Moving Toward Meaning

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Dec 22, 2015 Advocacy, Career Mamma, News, Storytelling , , , , , , 1 Comment

In the last two blog-posts, guest author Erin Dalton shared her poignant thoughts about blending instead of balance, a welcomed perspective for many of us who are busy beyond belief. This weekend I participated in a conversation that took the “blending theory” to another level. Every few months, and sometimes once a year, I remember [...]

Balance, Blurring, Blend!

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Nov 24, 2015 Advocacy, Career Mamma, News , 4 Comments

Introducing Erin Dalton, Arts In Action’s newest Writer! Erin holds a BA in English from Loyola University in Maryland. Before becoming a full-time mom, she worked as a Project Manager for the Vice President of University Communications at Cornell University. This is Erin’s triumphant return to the professional world that is populated by actual adults after taking a [...]

Busy Is, As Busy Does…

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Nov 10, 2015 Advocacy, digital story telling, Grant Writing, News, Photography , , , , , 2 Comments

Because we have been busy, busy, busy at Arts In Action writing so many proposals, it’s been awhile since we have posted our grant wins…but recently we have received phenomenal news, I hope you don’t mind if we share… * $30,000 grant to UIH from the Merancas Foundation * $10,000 grant to UIH from ETS * $13,000 [...]

Of Land and Local and Really Great Art!

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Aug 23, 2015 Advocacy, Colors, Illustration, News, Photography, Storytelling , , , 0 Comments

Most of my summers, since graduating from Goddard College in 2011, I have had the opportunity to connect with my residency buddies. Sometimes the reunion occurs in Asheville, NC. Sometimes it is just a solo visit with one of my artist friends at my home, or at theirs. I try to reconnect each year with [...]

A Most Powerful Story, Introducing Laura Minutello!

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Mar 9, 2015 Advocacy, Illustration, News, Photography , , , , , 2 Comments

As many of you know, I work with the Florida Developmental Disabilities Council on some Self-Advocacy projects geared toward assisting persons with Developmental and/or Intellectual Challenges the opportunity to make their voices matter.  In fact, our tagline is MY VOICE MATTERS! Below is the latest article written by Laura Minutello.  Laura is FLSAA’s (Florida Self-Advocacy [...]

Square Wheels Need to Come Full Circle

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Dec 17, 2014 Advocacy, News, Photography 1 Comment

If you have been following my posts, you have probably already met Tricia Riccardi; an inspirational Self-Advocate professional colleague of mine, living and raising a daughter in the Orlando area of the sunshine state! Recently, Tricia had to endure a medical procedure called a tubal ligation. A tubal ligation is a surgical procedure for female [...]