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Lauren Meehan, Director of the Newark Arts Education Roundtable, was born and raised in West Orange, NJ, Lauren pursued music, playing violin at the age of 8. While perfecting her musical craft in her teens, she performed at Lincoln Center, the Capitol, and the United Nations. GlassRoots met Lauren while she was serving as a Program Associate at the Victoria Foundation, supporting the foundation’s work in arts education and summer learning.
As Director of NAER, Lauren continues to work to ensure that all children in grades PreK-12 in the city of Newark have equitable access to high quality, sequential arts education opportunities, both in and out of school - work GlassRoots heartily supports!
HORIZON FOUNDATION FOR NJ
The mission of the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey is to support organizations that make New Jersey healthier.
Since its formation in 2004, the Foundation has awarded more than 1,400 grants and more than $51 million in support of non-profit organizations that have improved public health and the quality of life in New Jersey. It is committed to working alongside those who can help improve NJ’s health, inform their health decisions and inspire them to lead healthier, more fulfilling lives.
GlassRoots is proud to be a grantee of the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey as it recognizes the role of the arts and cultural organizations in improving the quality of life for New Jersey residents.
Pictures from GlassRoots' Spark the Flame Celebration 2017!