Workshop Leaders

How do our lives reflect and shape the truths we live with? Epic Center stories insists that there is evidence of all the disciplines that we need to know – history, math, physics, music, dance, poetry – surrounding every individual in her life or in his life, wherever that life is lived. These stories liveRead More

EpicCentering the National Mall

Students of the Shining Stars Montessori charter public school (DCPS) presented essays and drawings as responses to people and the places of the National Mall.  Essays on the Statue of Freedom and events, people and places that represent the National Mall,  1963 March on Washington, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Memorial, the Cherry Blossoms andRead More


Attorney and author Kendall Minter is also co-founder and inaugural Executive Director of the Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers Association (BESLA) and currently serves on its Advisory Board. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Rhythm & Blues Foundation and is the Chairman Emeritus of that organization, is a member of the BoardRead More

Searching For Artists To Design Murals

Do you have what it takes to have your artwork featured in New York City subway stations? The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Arts and Design division is seeking local artists to submit their best designs to be featured in five Brooklyn N train stations, including one in Sunset Park. The MTA said five finalists will haveRead More

The EpicCenter Stories mission

The EpicCenter Stories mission is to promote the arts, enhance creative and critical thinking, and improve literacy. The program uses connected personal stories to develop community epics. An epic is a long narrative that tells the story of a group’s past, present, and future. EpicCenter Stories links the epic development process to learning the subjectsRead More

Street to Street

Street to Street is a 501(c)(3) charitable and educational organization incorporated in the District of Columbia whose mission is to provide employment, education, and housing opportunities for those in need. How? Street to Street provides education, housing, and job opportunities to at risk youth to foster a stable community. Street To Street’s mission is to “generate a cycle ofRead More

EpicCenter Stories

EpicCenter Stories focuses on personal epics, stories, of children, communities, artists, writers, and individuals in all walks of life. The center’s programs develop and present stories in many contexts including: teaching resources for classrooms workshops to develop community stories storyteller led programs in classrooms a radio program interview with artists and writers performances resulting from storyRead More

Early Readers

Carolivia Herron organized and helped to found the Early Readers Program at Shepherd Elementary School in Washington, DC. In the Early Readers program volunteers read with children before school starts to help the students improve in language arts. Reading skill has been measured before and after program participation, and the students increase in reading skillsRead More

Tracie Anderson

Tracie started her media career at a highly acclaimed agency as an Executive Assistant /Media Apprentice by researching media outlets, collecting industry contacts, formulating verbiage for press releases, assisting with major star-studded events and building positive relationships. Tracie was able to quickly adapt and apply the skills she had developed from her previous positions toRead More