Jacobs School Summit Kicks Off Community Engagement Initiative

(BLOOMINGTON) – The Jacobs School of Music is kicking off its Community Engagement Initiative by hosting the virtual Community Engagement Summit on Nov. 13 and 14.

Three keynote speakers will headline the summit:

  • Afa Dworkin: President and artistic director of the Sphinx Organization.
  • Stanford Thompson: Founder and executive director of Play on Philly.
  • Melissa Ngan: Executive director of the Fifth House Ensemble.

The discussions and workshops will focus on collaborations between Jacobs School faculty, students and community partners.

The Community Engagement Initiative is an expansion of an 18-month partnership with the IU Center for Rural Engagement to improve the quality of life throughout rural Indiana through arts engagement.