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Two Artists Tackling Climate Change

Two Artists Tackling Climate Change

The news about climate change is dire and mired in politics. Earlier this month, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres stated, “We are on a fast track to climate disaster: Major cities underwater. Unprecedented heat waves. Terrifying storms. Widespread...
Seven Extraordinary People Elevating Puerto Rican Art

Seven Extraordinary People Elevating Puerto Rican Art

Puerto Rican culture is filled with remarkably creative individuals who are committed to art and enhancing its visibility for audiences around the world. Despite the challenges of the pandemic and recent, severe storms and earthquakes, many Puerto Ricans have taken...
Crafting the Future with Corey Pemberton

Crafting the Future with Corey Pemberton

Crafting the Future is a nonprofit organization with the goal of diversifying the fields of art, craft, and design. Its central mission is to create an inclusive craft culture by connecting BIPOC artists with opportunities and networks that will help them thrive....
Shining a Light on SoHarlem and Founder, Janet Rodriguez

Shining a Light on SoHarlem and Founder, Janet Rodriguez

SoHarlem is an innovative non-profit organization that focuses on rebuilding the creative arts industry in Harlem by providing opportunities to residents and artisans. Founded by Janet Rodriquez in 2011, SoHarlem strives to combat the adverse effects of gentrification...
Get Ready Challenge 2022

Get Ready Challenge 2022

In early January, CERF+ launched the 2022 Get Ready Challenge to help artists be more prepared. Here is a recap of the month featuring some of the artists who completed the challenge. It’s not too late to join in! We encourage all artists to take four simple, but...