Nia Arts Alliance project excerpt

If you like to see a free copy of the partial abstract send us an email or fax- how did one art class turn into 17 years, $556,000 of grants for community programming.

Left Thumbprint Nia Arts Alliance visioning 

“We have to build a bridge between prison spending and commercial growth; between the degradation of troubled human beings and the liberation of the hospitality culture.”- Brandon Chrostowski, Founder, President, CEO, Edwins restaurant

Through holistic organic programming Edwins has gone from a restaurant changing the lives of formerly incarcerated individuals to changing communities.   Edwins has been awarded $200,000 for development efforts in Cleveland, Ohio’s Buckeye neighborhood.

Edwins founder Brandon Chrostowski. (Lisa DeJong, The Plain Dealer)

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