Mission: Culture Collective produces and develops socially enriching programs and media for all ages with a focus on culture, community, health, and environment. Seeking to inspire creative collaborations, Culture Collective invites participation in dialogue across diverse disciplines while encouraging positive social and environmental action towards a better future.
About: This web site is an online journal with media and written contributions from experts in different fields who are part of The Collective. It is also a place where you can learn about our projects, join in the dialogue, and get involved. Culture Collective is a non-profit organization within The Creative Visions Foundation www.creativevisions.org
Background: Jacob Devaney, Culture Collective Founder and Director, was introduced to Kathy Eldon of The Creative Visions Foundation in the fall of 2005 by mutual friend Kate McCallum. After an inspiring dialogue with Kathy Eldon, and Carrie Maloney of The Creative Visions Foundation the website was launched in the spring of 2006.
Jacob is a contributing blogger at The Huffington Post and works with youth and art through his company, Living Folklore, based in Arizona. He has developed numerous community art programs as well as a series of children and family media programs.