What can you imagine?

By conNECKted TOO / July 11, 2021

What can you imagine? For your future? For your community/communities? For your neighborhood? Your business? For the next generation and their education? For the future of food and food ecosystems?

Pause for a minute and try. Pick one.

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By conNECKted TOO / July 4, 2021

The following is an excerpt written by Bernie Mazyck, Present & CEO of the South Carolina Association for Community Economic Development (SCACED) which was as the fiscal sponsor for 3 years of conNECKtedTOO as a predecessor to TINYisPOWERFUL. A Clearer and Truer Meaning of Independence As we approach the July 4th Independence Day holiday, better known […]

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TINYisPOWERFUL – TINY Dialogue Booklets

By conNECKted TOO / June 28, 2021

Click here for the 2021 TINY Dialogue Booklet The work of TINYisPOWERFUL is process-oriented and prioritizes a journey toward an unknown destination or series of destinations we can create together. At its core, TINY is about the power of human connection — the possibilities that exist when we take time to listen to each other, […]

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Book Signing May 15, 2021 at Turning Page Book Shop

By conNECKted TOO / May 5, 2021

Jenna Teves researched, wrote and illustrated a coloring book on Awesome Southern Women. She’s doing a book-signing at the only local Black woman- owned bookstore, Turning Page, on Saturday, May 15th from 2 pm to 3:30 pm, and she’s donating the proceeds from sales of the book to Destiny Community Cafe, a Black woman-owned restaurant that feeds […]

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Online workshop “Writing Fiction and Nonfiction about Racism” at the Taos Writing Conference July 23, 2021

By conNECKted TOO / May 5, 2021

Darryl Wellington will be teaching an online workshop “Writing Fiction and Nonfiction about Racism” at the Taos Writing Conference, on July 23rd. Please consider attending. Limited space available. You can read details about the workshop here: You can read Darryl Wellington’s bio here: Do you have Something to Share with this TINY POWERFUL […]

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A Podcast on “Change the Story”

By / May 4, 2021

William “Bill” Cleveland (Center for the Study of Art and Community) was kind enough to interview me on his podcast “Change the Story”. Was great looking back to my teaching days when I traveled the South teaching poetry in urban and rural communities. For over 30 years I taught poetry as an act of liberation, […]

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By conNECKted TOO / April 17, 2021

Art touched me Even though the sign said do not touch the objects From the womb to the home Surrounded me Hands up don’t shoot you are surrounded by art From creativity in the womb to the tomb Conneckted too Take two ‘diasporin’ And call me in the morning No art while I’m mourning but […]

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By / April 14, 2021

CLICK HERE TO READ A CONVERSATION BETWEEN ARIANNE AND JEAN-MARIE AROUND HER RESIDENCY AT THE GIBBES GALLERY For the TINYisPOWERFUL collective to be viable, it needs to keep in close contact with its outside partners and supporters. This is the purpose of our NEWSLETTER and of the TINYisPOWERFUL website.  A lot of the work though, takes […]

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“Black History Month” by Darryl Wellington

By / March 16, 2021

A reading/performance for Black History Month 2021 by Darryl Wellington

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In Memory of Jim Campbell

By / February 2, 2021

IN MEMORY OF JIM CAMPBELL Early this January 30th, early morning – La’Shea texts: “James Campbell has passed on to be an ancestor. RIP” – Pam echoes: “… It like a whole library of knowledge is gone …” Right away, my mind races for a spontaneous eulogy. Here it is: Pam, the library you are […]

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