Ray Wilcox, executive director of Yonkers Arts, describes working in an corporate environment and racism that he witnessed. He talks about Yonkers Arts projects, including the Black Lives Matter mural and the I Am a Hero program.
Joe Kenner talks about the path that led him to his current position as CEO of Greyston. He also describes work opportunities and career development provided by Greyston to African American and Hispanic communities in Yonkers.
Evan describes his upbringing and how he became interested in art. He talks about how his mother allowed him to practice graffiti art in his bedroom. He describes art projects that he created with Katori Walker, such as 100 Words of Wisdom and Yes…
Carol talks about the work that she does with children at the Family Services of Westchester and becoming involved in childhood education programs..
She describes advocating for black civil rights following the murder of George Floyd.
Arthur talks about racism he experienced in high school. He describes why he converted to Islam and the importance of it to him. He tells stories about work he has done for My Brother's Keeper and describes his joy in serving the community.