To bring distinguished Cuban emigré artists of various artistic disciplines to Miami-Dade County, bringing a wealth of talent to South Florida and making it a center for Cuban-exiled and Cuban-American artists
To develop a curated selection of temporary, outdoor artist projects within the City Center/Arts District, a 40-block area that is home to many of South Florida's most prominent cultural facilities and institutions
To implement a year-round Haitian Heritage Arts Project, a unique arts-based endeavor that focuses on the revival and creation of traditional Haitian arts and crafts
To attract new and challenge existing patrons, broaden the company's repertoire and strengthen its business model by offering underperformed and new operas in unique, intimate and approachable settings and venues
To integrate the South Florida community with WEIRD MIAMI, a creative city tour that turns locals into tourists as they discover unnoticed and unknown places while tracing undocumented histories, redrawing maps and making new friends
To produce a winter Shakespeare festival, featuring both British and South Florida actors performing in free, outdoor productions of Shakespeare's plays, marketed specifically to students.
To document music and art in Miami and to help local artists engage a national audience with the launch of regular seasonal catalogs and programming
To encourage creative writing among the community's teens, ages 13 to 18, with a three-month residency comprising a mentoring program and a forum for creative expression.
To assure the successful launch of power2give.org, an innovative fundraising site that will allow cultural organizations in Charlotte and Miami to post projects online and market them to potential donors
To support the presentation of two Spanish-language Professional Development Program workshops for artists in 2011 and 2012 - one in Miami, FL and one in San Jose, CA, two communities with large Spanish-speaking populations
To assist the Miami-Dade Broadband Coalition in reaching economic sustainability and challenge member organizations to commit to greater financial support
To create an interactive learning space within the public libraries where young people can learn to use and create digital media as a way to engage with their peers and community