Reservoir Feature

…And Here We Are

By conNECKted TOO / June 24, 2020

by PAMELLA GIBBS As published in Newsletter #12 Let America be America again. Let it be the dream it used to be. Let it be the pioneer on the plain Seeking a home where he himself is free. (America never was America to me.) – From the poem “Let America Be America Again” by Langston […]

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TINY IS POWERFUL – The Transformation

By conNECKted TOO / June 24, 2020

by VICTORIA RAE MOORE As published in Newsletter #12 The theme for this newsletter was decided many months ago but especially now it is clear this tiny transformation is part of something much bigger. conNECKtedTOO, a project by the Charleston Rhizome Collective is becoming TINYisPOWERFUL, a grassroots collaborative organization. TINYisPOWERFUL involves Artists, Educators, Cultural Workers, Youth, Civic […]

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Book 1 – Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain

By conNECKted TOO / June 23, 2020

This book is broken up into three parts.  The next discussion on part two of the book will take place Tuesday, August 25th at 4:00 p.m. EST via ZOOM (email TINYisPOWERFUL@gmail.com for link access and/or call-in information to join the discussion)  It is recommend that you get a notebook to help reflect on questions as […]

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You Know Where I Stand

By conNECKted TOO / June 4, 2020

Please do not mistake my absence from posting on social media as silence. I found myself feeling pushed pushed pushed to say SOMETHING when actually I was at a complete loss for words in response to the senseless acts of violence, MURDERS and overt racism smeared across the face of America seeping through viral videos […]

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RESOURCE LIST for Protesters, Activists, & Allies

By conNECKted TOO / June 4, 2020

In wake of our community and national response to the ongoing murder of Black Americans by police, conNECKtedTOO –> TINYisPOWERFUL has decided to gather resources for those seeking information on anti-racist and anti-police information. It is our responsibility to not only keep educating ourselves, but share tools for others to do the same. Whether you […]

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Family Art Lessons with Kit Loney: Storytelling

By conNECKted TOO / June 3, 2020

    Materials Needed:   – Paper — construction paper, printing paper, cardstock, paper bag paper — any of these   – Old magazines, photos, decorative papers if you have them   – Scissors   – Glue or tape or stapler   – Pencil   – Color pencils, markers or crayons   – (Optional: any […]

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THE JUNGLE

By conNECKted TOO / April 18, 2020

Reynolds Avenue in North Charleston is where conNECKtedTOO chose to present its cumulated works, when it was time to unwind two years of collaborative art thinking and art making.  Reynolds is far from the centers of Charleston’s culture, in a rundown urban neighborhood ripe for gentrification. That is if covid19 does not successfully mutate greed […]

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TINY IS SUSTAINABLE

By conNECKted TOO / November 19, 2019

There is more behind the word ‘economic’ than Economics! To isolate the study of HOW societies exchange goods and services from that of WHY,  WHERE or WHEN has brought us to the one-way / dead-end / no parking-no standing of consumerism.

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Collaboration

By conNECKted TOO / October 10, 2019

Last summer, at the time of “conNECKted: Imaginings for Truth and Reconciliation”, the USDAC (United States Department of Arts and Culture) exposed us to the concept of Cultural Impact.

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What is the MLK District in Charleston, SC

By conNECKted TOO / October 7, 2019

Dr. King’s links to Charleston are more than folklore. During his 1967 speech at Charleston County Hall on King Street he was quoted saying, “I come here not as an outsider but as an insider with real associations and connections in the state of South Carolina and in Charleston.”

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