A Place to Perform grants give arts nonprofits a stage

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By Lauren Jeong, program associate The arts play a critical role in local economies, connecting people, amplifying child development, providing outlets for mental health and preserving culture. But unfortunately, these opportunities are not spread evenly across our 23-county region. That is why the Foundation tracks arts participation and resident satisfaction in the …

Commemorating Juneteenth

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Today is Juneteenth, a holiday that commemorates the June 19, 1865 announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas. Since Texas was a remote slave state, news of the end of the Civil War and the Emancipation Proclamation was delayed. While some people celebrate on other dates that represent when …