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Kimberly Carmody, BA 1992

Business/Organization/Inventions

Urban River Arts

Type of Business

Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Date of Operation

We opened in February 2009

Contact Information

690 St. Marks Ave, ground floor
Brooklyn, New York
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How did Evergreen prepare you for your professional life?

I just opened a community based non-profit arts organization that offers free and low-cost art classes to people of all ages in Crown Heights, Brooklyn--an intense inner city neighborhood in New York. Attending Evergreen was inspiring because it's built on the principle that everyone deserves access to good education regardless of social, economic, political & cultural realities. Evergreen also nurtured the idea that giving back to communities in need-- being of service -- is a path that can lead to true inner happiness.