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Women’s Caucus for Arts Reception

The Women’s Caucus for Arts Reception will showcase 21 artists’s work. The work is on display at the Colfax Campus Gallery until October 30, 2015.

Women’s Caucus for Arts Exhibit

The Women’s Caucus for Arts show will be available for viewing at the Colfax Gallery from September 18 – October 30th. The reception will be held on Friday, October 2nd from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.  

Mandela Washington Fellowship Visits Charles Martin Youth Center

Guest Article by Sheena Shah, SBH Intern The Washington-Mandela scholars’ visit was a learning experience for everyone. It was a very informal event during which people could move among tables to speak with the scholars at their own pace. All of the scholars were happy to share their country and culture and explain their startup. As the only attendee younger than each of the scholars, it was exciting to see the passion of so many people in one room and make connections with each of them. It was fairly obvious to the scholars that I had no assets to invest in their startups, but they were still excited to tell me about how their project would have an impact back home. They were willing to listen to me and my plans for the future and used their own experiences to provide advice on how I could achieve my goals. One woman’s story was especially relatable for a young student like...Read More >

Remembering Jeff Gibney

Community leader and South Bend Heritage Foundation’s (SBH) first Executive Director, Jeff Gibney has died. Jeff passed away on Saturday morning, April 12. He was 64. He was the first employee of South Bend Heritage and went on to serve as Executive Director of South Bend Heritage for 30 years. Jeff’s energy, passion and a deep commitment to his home town, South Bend was evident in every project, movement or initiative he was involved in. Jeff first came to SBH with creativity and the ability to act thoughtfully yet decisively about important community issues. Through his growing leadership, he shaped SBH into a significant community development corporation which helped transform many of South Bend’s urban neighborhoods. Basic to Jeff’s approach was building collaborations and partnerships with every segment of the population acknowledging that change required collaboration and local community support. In addition to his work at South Bend Heritage, Jeff served as Executive Director of the City of South Bend’s...Read More >