Photography Committee: Growing Together

November 21, 2014

This year in photography we’ve really focused on the teens and their pictures. Each teen was assigned a nonprofit, and their job is to take several meaningful photos that represent the nonprofit and tell their stories. These photos will be placed along side each nonprofit’s story and slam piece. For every nonprofit, the committee came […]

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Slam Committee: “We are all in a different place now than when we started”.

November 20, 2014

Hello! I’m Cole, one of the co-chairs of the slam poetry committee, partnered up with fellow co-chair Lucy and our advisor Eddie. Our committee, composed of 12 members, has worked this year to create original slam pieces for our 12 non-profit honorees, and we performed them at an event, Connecting Charlotte, on November 6th, 2014. […]

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Slam Poetry Committee – Update #1

September 10, 2014

Welcome to the 1415 Slam Poetry Committee page! This blog is your go to source for the latest updates on all of the awesome work we’ll be doing this year. This fall we will be working with our Heartbeat Honorees to bring their stories to life with spoken word poetry, or SLAM, as we like to call it. We will honor these non-profits by capturing the passion of their mission, and the impact they’ve had on our community via the beauty and power of words. Each non-profit works tirelessly in their field to serve those in need and build our community better everyday. We are truly grateful to have the opportunity to serve, and to raise our voices for a group of organizations that are the lifeblood of this town. Be sure to check out this blog over the coming weeks to stay connected to our work, words, and to our journey this year with PFO.

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Photography Committee – Update #1

Welcome to the 1415 Photography Committee page! This blog is your go to source for the latest updates on all of the awesome work we’ll be doing this year. This fall, we will be working closely with our Heartbeat Non-profit Honorees to capture their stories in the second volume of our coffee table book, “Changing Charlotte”. We are so excited to have the opportunity to serve this year’s class of Heartbeat Honorees. They are truly on the frontlines of social change in Charlotte. They work everyday to promote the growth of a more inclusive and closer knit community. We can’t wait to capture their passion in our book. Be sure to check out this blog over the coming weeks to follow the amazing work we will be doing!

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Anthology Committee – Update #1

Welcome to the 1415 Anthology Committee page! This blog is your go to source for the latest updates on all of the awesome work we’ll be doing this year. Our committee is brand new this year! We will be interviewing people from all over Charlotte about what or who they are grateful for.

We believe that stories have the power to heal, to inspire, and to connect our community. Whether it is a teacher who changed the course of their life, a talk with an old friend, or a stranger that took time out of their day to make a difference, we want to collect these tales of gratitude and put them into an inspirational book! Be sure to check out this blog over the coming weeks to follow the amazing work we will be doing!

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1415 Cookbook Committee – Update #1

Welcome to the 1415 Cookbook Committee page! This blog is your go to source for the latest updates on all of the awesome work we’ll be doing this year. This fall we are rolling up our sleeves, donning our aprons, and diving head first into the world of fresh, local, and fantastic food! Over the next few months we will searching for seasonal recipes that reflect the best of what the Charlotte community has to offer. We will be eating, interviewing, and writing our way into PFO’s best Cookbook yet! Be sure to check out this blog to follow our Committee’s journey as we cook up “somethin’ good” this year with PFO.

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1415 Children’s Book Committee – update #1

Welcome to the 1415 Children’s Book Committee page. This blog is your go to source for the latest updates on all of the awesome work we’ll be doing this year. Over the course of the next two months, we will be working together to write and illustrate our very own Children’s Book. But this year we are taking the Children’s Book to the next level! After our book is completed, it will be turned into an Original Children’s Show to be performed this spring as a part of Arts Festival. We couldn’t be more excited and we hope you are too! Be sure to return to our page to stay connected to our committee as we embark on this creative journey!

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