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Holly Savas: Mom, Artist, VP Creative Action Network: An Artists’ Conduit for Change

https://media.blubrry.com/firstonlinewithfran/content.blubrry.com/firstonlinewithfran/Holly_Savas_Creative_Action_Network.mp3 I needed to use what I knew about working with big companies, my own company . . . to spread the word that art can change the world. . . Having something to do that spreads good in the world that makes me not focus on [my children] so much [so] that they can go out and do their own thing so they can become more autonomous in the world. Creative Action Network (CAN) is the go-to online marketplace for social impact art and merchandise that supports independent artists and worthy social causes, via the products we sell on our website. We believe art can change the world, and it's our mission to keep spreading that message while giving back to organizations we care about.  Holly Savas is a mom, artist and VP of Brand, Art & Community at Creative Action Network. She's a passionate supporter of artists and of universal arts education in schools and makes it her mission to raise awareness and give back to her community whenever possible. Her job at CAN is the perfect combo of all of those things rolled into one. ART CAN CHANGE THE WORLD... Creative Action Network doesn't keep their opinions to themselves, and neither should you! When it comes to speaking out about important issues like gun reform, racial justice and gender equality (just to name a few) they're getting louder by the day. Raising our voices together … [Read More...]

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Jennifer Katona, Ph.D. Open a New Window Weaving Arts Education in Today’s Classrooms

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There’s No Place Like Art!

First Online With Fran’s First Podcast There’s No Place Like Art… The Arts are imperative — a life journey, a life experience that is like no other.  The Arts brings people together all in one space.  The plays I’ve written have touched lives — they’ve changed lives and that’s what Art does. ~Dan McCormick, Playwright […]

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