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  • The Role of Creative Arts in Protest and Leadership Development.

    The Role of Creative Arts in Protest and Leadership Development.

      North Carolina High School Senior sets out to Change the World R. J.  Reynolds High School Senior Elijah Pone is named Urban Success Ambassador for Winston-Salem. He will serve as an intern and member of a national coalition — (U.S.A. 4 TECH, the “Urban Success Movement”.) He has been selected to organize and develop a teen task-force to redesign and launch a new social network. Elijah and the Urban Success Ambassadors, strategic planning team in Silicon Valley are planning […]

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  • Nathan Ross Freeman’s  Nonprofit gets rent-free home in new North Carolina Center

    Nathan Ross Freeman’s Nonprofit gets rent-free home in new North Carolina Center

      The Winston-Salem Center for Education and the Arts officially opened last week, giving local nonprofits a place to call home. A ribbon-cutting was held at the “John 3:16 Building” (624/630 W. Sixth St.) on Tuesday, Oct. 14. Years ago, it housed the N.C. Employment Security Commission. First Baptist Church Fifth Street had purchased the building and planned to raise it for a parking lot. The church ended up signing it over to make way for the Center for Education […]

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  • HISTORY OF ROCK THE VOTE

    HISTORY OF ROCK THE VOTE

    Founded nearly twenty years ago in response to a wave of attacks on freedom of speech and artistic expression, Rock the Vote quickly established itself as the premier organization representing the intersection of young people, politics, and popular culture. Whether it’s Madonna wrapping herself in the flag for the first Rock the Vote PSA or Snoop Dogg launching our bus tour in 2004, Rock the Vote works with artists who really believe in and promote our mission. Rock the Vote […]

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  • Virtual Internship leads to HitsWorks.com Launch in 2015!

    Virtual Internship leads to HitsWorks.com Launch in 2015!

    Coming in 2015! HitsWorks.com North Carolina and Northern California collaborators present HitsWorks.com, a One-Stop hub site for promoting and distributing digital media. HitsWorks.com is a start up social marketing and social media talent development incubator. We provide resources and tools for new and emerging talent to create, distribute and market their work. HitsWorks.com offers a great business opportunity linking talented student interns to professional mentors, development services, professional support, workspace, equipment and training. Interns will go on fieldtrips to venues […]

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  • Teenage-Built Diesel Hybrid Does 0-60 in 4 Seconds, Soon to Break 100 MPG

    Teenage-Built Diesel Hybrid Does 0-60 in 4 Seconds, Soon to Break 100 MPG

    Students from West Philadelphia High School have built a diesel-hybrid race car that goes from 0-60 in four seconds. While the car currently gets 60+ mpg, they hope to soon break 100 mpg. Why? They are competing for $10 million in the Automotive X-Prize . Called the Hybrid Attack, the car was built by kids from West Philly’s Academy of Automotive and Mechanical Engineering. And if that alone doesn’t make them cool, they are the only high school team competing out of 90 different teams […]

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