Edgehill Area in District 19
M. Simone Kirk Boyd was awarded $4000 to organize the Voices on the Edge: Keeping & Including ALL of Edgehill project. She and 3 other supporting artist will be engaging 12- 20 youth at the Edgehill Branch of the Nashville Public library in writing, performance and photography workshops that reflect the voices of the youth. After each workshop, she has invited businesses and community members to dine with the youth as a part of a family dinner. She will be producing a culminating event to highlight the works of the youth during this project, and expose them to other professional performing artist. She has organized this in partnership with Tribe Management group, Watson Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Edley’s Barbeque, and Taco Mamacita.