FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
GLASSROOTS HIRES LISA DUGGAN AS PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Newark-based GlassRoots is pleased to announce the recent hire of Lisa Duggan, who joins the GlassRoots team as Program Director. In this role, Duggan will build and supervise our wide range of programs, responsible for implementing growth strategies, maintaining relationships, evaluating impact and reporting on progress and performance.
“I was attracted by GlassRoots’ mission to ignite and build the creative and economic vitality of greater Newark, with a focus on under-served youth and young adults, through the transformative power of the glass art experience.” Duggan said. “This ancient art form brings tremendous lessons applicable to modern day life – the persistence and tenaciousness required to complete work, the communication between artists, and the risk involved in working with fire and glass. I’m excited to take these messages to schools and individual students and engage them in our work.”
GlassRoots programs are STEAM-based (science, technology, engineering, arts and math), and are offered as in-school residencies, after-school and summer arts programs, and as workshops for teens and adults, using competency in handling molten glass as a pathway to personal development. Additionally, GlassRoots offers three post-high school programs to move young adults to the world of college and work.
Ms. Duggan is a writer, editor and entrepreneur with over fifteen years of experience in publishing. She is the former Director of Membership for In Good Company, and Associate Producer for Parents of the Revolution, a 2014 documentary about parents inside the Occupy Wall Street movement. Lisa is a contributing editor for The Good Men Project, and founder of The Modern Village, a continuing education series dedicated to the social and emotional well-being of families.
Lisa is also a life-long activist who paints and writes poetry, having performed in spoken word events in both in New Jersey and New York City. She lives in South Orange with her daughter, a talented young artist and activist in her own right.
For more information about GlassRoots programs, please contact Lisa at 973-353-9555, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the GlassRoots website at www.glassroots.org.
GlassRoots is a Newark-based 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization that provides opportunities for achievement to youth and young adults by engaging them in the creation of glass art and the development of entrepreneurial and life skills. For more information, please call 973.353.9555 or email email@example.com.
The mission of GlassRoots is to ignite and build the creative and economic vitality of greater Newark, with a focus on under-served youth and young adults, through the transformative power of the glass art experience.