The Learning Maestros

The Learning Maestros provides tools to inspire students, teachers, and adults to explore connections among the arts, sciences, the environment, social conscience, and diverse cultures. Founded by the acclaimed composer and educator Bruce Adolphe and cultural impresario Julian Fifer, TLM assembles scientists, artists, writers, and educators to create interdisciplinary learning guides, music, dialogue, and video for classrooms, cultural institutions, the home, andRead More

Always an Olivia

Always an Olivia is the story of the “Olivia” in Carolivia’s name and its place in her family history. Always An Olivia retells Herron’s family story heard from her 103 year old Great Grandmother Olivia when Carolivia was nine years old. This children’s book describes Carolivia’s Jewish and West African (Geechee) ancestors, including the kidnapping of herRead More


How can I say I love God but not love my brothers and sisters whom I see each and everyday?  I most certainly have been one who spoke love from my lips but my heart really truly despised even the sight of the person to whom I spoke.  After seeking and searching, looking high and low for God…YearningRead More

Developing Individualized Programs and Modules

Developing Individualized Programs The typical process for developing individualized programs follows this pattern: 1. Develop a Communal Story. A community or group develops a communal story with guidance from an EpicCenter Storyteller. 2. Identify Areas of Focus. The Storyteller works with participants to find places in the story that can be linked to a focusRead 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