Community Scholar Adarsh Alphons: From Teaching Kids Art to Creating a National Nonprofit Arts Organization
In 2011, Adarsh Alphons, an immigrant here on a work visa with a mountain of student loans, decided to do everything he wasn't supposed to do: teach art classes to youth full-time for no pay.
The workshop session was led by Master of Science in Nonprofit Management faculty member Gloria Johnson-Cusack.
The Spring Community Scholars Lecture will feature Reverend Vivian Nixon discussing how higher education can change the U.S. mass incarceration system.
Columbia's School of Professional Studies continues to collaborate with the Harlem Children's Zone on inspiring professional panels featuring alumni and faculty.
The School of Professional Studies gives back by contributing to community events, like this October 2016 panel at the Harlem Children's Zone.
The pulsing artistic beat of Harlem helped create modern music as we know it, says Columbia Community Scholar John Reddick.