Clarksdale, MS

Griot Arts

Griot Arts

Results: Final Report

Thanks to the support of the GO community, youth in Clarksdale, Mississippi were able to participate arts education and vocational training programs. The mission of Griot Arts is to create a community of students who are actively engaged in making their community a better place through the arts and community service. Funds helped support their core arts program as well as the launch of new vocational training program. As a result of their GO grant, more students were able to participate and receive good care and mentorship. The vocational training program focused on a vegetable farm, and the participants and mentors were able to make a connection and sell products at local farmers’ market.

MEET THE LOCAL HERO

Cali Noland

After moving back to her hometown in Clarkdale, Mississippi, Cali Noland felt co...
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