Change Center hosting music workshop
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Change Center hosting music workshop


KIDS… AND GIVE THEM A PLACE TO GO AND HAVE FUN… THEY OFFER SKATING.. ROCK CLIMBING.. AND NOW… OPPORTUNITY.. HERE TO TELL US MORE IS NICOLE CHANDLER, THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE CHANGE CENTER. 1. FIRST.. LET’S TALK ABOUT THE CHANGE CENTER’S MISSION … TO CREATE A CENTER-CITY SPACE WHERE TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS ARE VALUED, SAFE, AND THEIR HOPE IS NURTURED BY PROVIDING A STRATEGICALLY-LOCATED PARTNERSHIP FACILITY THAT MAKES RECREATION, LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT, AND JOB OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE. THE CHANGE CENTER GREW OUT OF THE SAVE OUR SONS INITIATIVE, CHAMPIONED BY KNOXVILLE MAYOR MADELINE ROGERO. THIS EFFORT FOCUSED ON REDUCING VIOLENCE-RELATED DEATHS AND INCREASING OPPORTUNITIES FOR SUCCESS AMONG TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS. THE SAVE OUR SONS ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOUND THAT MANY TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS WHO THINK THEY ARE TOO OLD FOR AFTER-SCHOOL AND YOUTH PROGRAMS BEGIN TO HANG OUT ON THE STREETS WITH NOTHING TO DO A RECIPE FOR TROUBLE. THE CHANGE CENTER WANTS TO HELP ADDRESS THIS PROBLEM. BY OFFERING A SAFE PLACE FOR TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS TO PLAY AND RELAX, WE CAN CREATE ANOTHER PATH. THE CHANGE CENTER HELPS YOUTH FORM STRONG RELATIONSHIPS, OPENS DOORS OF OPPORTUNITY THAT LEAD TO POSITIVE OUTCOMES THROUGH RECREATION, ACHES JOB- SKILLS, AND DS..A VE THEM A PLACE TO AND HAVE FUN… THEY OFFER SKATING.. ROCK IMBING.. AND NOW… PORTUNITY.. HERE TO TELL RIS NICOLE ANDLER, THE EXETIVE DIRECTOR THE CHANGCTER. 1. FIRST.. T’S TALK ABOUT THE CHANGE NTER’S MISSION . TO CREATE A NTER-CITY SPACE E ENS D YOUNG ADULTS ARE VU, SAFE, AND THEIR HOPE IS NURTURED PROVIDING A RATEGICALLY-LOCATED RTNERSHIP FACILITY THAT MAKES RECREATION, LEADERSHIP VELOPMENT, AND JOB PORTUNITIES AVAILABLE. E CHAN NR GREW OUT OF E SAVE OUR SONS INITIATIVE, CHAMPIONED BY KNOXVILLE MAYOR MADELINE ROGERO. TH EFFORT CUSED ON REDUCING OLENCE-RELATED DEATHS AND CREASING PORTUNITIES FOR SUCCE AMONG ENS AND YOUN ULTS. THE SAVE OUR SONS VIRY COMMIEE FOUND THAT NY TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS WHO THINK THEY ARE O OLD FOR AFTER-SCHOOL AND UTH OGRAMS BEGIN TO HANG OUT THE STREETS WITH NOTHING TO A RECIPE FOR TROUE. E CHANGE CENTER WANTS TO HELP ADDRESS THIS PROBLEM. BY FERING A SAFE PLACFOR TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS TO PY AND LAX, WE CAN CREATE ANOTHER TH. THE CHANGE CENTER HELPS YOUTH FORM STRONG RELATNSHIPS, ENS DOORS OF OPPORTUNITY THAT AD TO POSITIVE OUTCOMES ROUGH RECREATION, TEAES JOB- ILLS, AND PROMOTES PAR TIME PLOYMENT. THANKSO THE SUPPORT, DEDICATION, D COMMITMENT OF 9,400 CONTRIBURS, THE DREAM OF A ANGE CENTER BECAME A REALITY EOPEEUO NDREDFEAFL E201.E RNOT BP WIH RB ANIANHBE T VOOTSR CITYUGHND L G SMI LLEOOT TH NE.W THECGR WLOFFER TOM T’ HS EAT EY019 .LTATUBMATTNA TIAIHE STADEPRN EAL A LTURAL AFFAIRS, BRINGS UNG MUSICIANS FROMROUND THE WORLTO THE UNITED FORONE MONTH EACH FALL TO LLABORATIVELY WRITE, PRODUCE, D RFORM IGINAL MUSIC, AND DEVELOP STRATEGIEFOR ART-BASED CIAL ENGAGEMT. THE WORKSHOP IS FREE AND OPEN TO E PUBLIC, BUT ACE IS LIMED, TO RESERVE A OT CALL 865.951.1567 WHO CAN JOIN IN? WHAT WILL EY LEARN? WHERE AND WHEN? BO: COMING UP TONIGHT AT 5…

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