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The Artful Leader

Sep 16, 2022

In so many fields that offer care to and support to marginalized communities, practitioners and leaders can find themselves burned out. The field of Creative Youth Development is no exception. The good news is that Rachelle and her collaborators at the Center for CYD are working together to foster a culture of wellness...


Sep 2, 2022

Creative Youth Development: a unique approach that uses the arts and mentorship as a platform to connect with young people, instill hope, and empower them to reach their full potential. In this first part of a mini-series on CYD, Rachelle sits down with guests Matt D’Arrigo and Katie Lorge Murawka from the Clare Rose...


Aug 19, 2022

In our first episode recorded LIVE and In Person, Rachelle talks with Skyler Sullivan, Director of Education & Outreach at Diversionary Theatre, the third-oldest LGBTQ+ theatre in the United States. Skyler shares his journey from a closeted, bullied kid to a Teaching Artist who works to uplift marginalized and queer...


Aug 5, 2022

Who says math and the arts can’t go together? In this episode, Julie Kendig of RISE Research & Evaluation shares how data can be a powerful tool for healing, equity, and transformation. Julie is a data weaver, translator, and midwife between the soulful work of art and creativity and the quantitative or tangible...


May 6, 2022

Not just art-making, but co-creating with others is especially powerful and transformational. In this episode, marriage and family therapist, art therapist, and illustrator Dr.Berenice Badillio shares about the ability of co-creation to make you feel less alone, heal inter-generational trauma, and help leave a legacy....