Since our birth on May 15, 2015 My CARE Initiative has been hard at work in the local community and beyond. Our primary goal is to promote healing and grow connections through the arts, whenever and wherever possible. Our mission is to integrate the varied mediums of the arts and connect with as many willing, like-minded and like-hearted people and businesses as possible in order to affect positive change, growth, and progress. We strive to make positive connections and promote awareness, education, and healing through our projects and programs. In collaboration with other community organizations we seek positive change. In other words, we CARE. My CARE Initiative is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
My CARE Initiative, (Community, Art, Research & Education), a 501c3 organization established in 2015 main mission is to encourage and empower by integrating art and education to mobilize and connect community engagement and healing.
Transformative learning experiences by way of creative collaborations with like-minded persons and businesses to bring about relevant, short and long-term change considerations individually and collectively in addressing wellness concerns as they relate to overcoming debilitating narratives impacted by trauma with the focus on addressing issues and, obtaining skills to be applied towards living one’s best life possible.
We focus on the well-being of individuals, groups, and communities with innovative approaches, arts and health humanities interactive experiences for community engagement, awareness and life skills development.
The My CARE Initiative Approach
Sustained change can be accomplished when community service providers work together to promote positive dialogue. We believe by collaborating with businesses, organizations, advocates, and other like-minded people My CARE Initiative can promote healing and wellness. We work to change minds and hearts through financial and entrepreneurial education, physical activity, and creative expression through the arts, a proven tool for engagement.
ken•i•sha coy (ken-ee-sha koi) n.
1 Dynamic and creative leader; hardworking, reliable, and passionate arts advocate who believes the arts can save lives. 2 Programs created by and with Kenisha’s leadership as Chair of the Fitchburg Cultural Council the council as Massachusetts 2015 Council of the Year. 3 Created a literacy program within after school and summer camp programs; child abuse prevention and sexual assault awareness activist. 4 Impresario, self-motivator: Cultural Commerce Connection, MLK Travel Arts Gallery – Library Series. 5 Collaborator: established relationships with businesses, organizations and individuals for community arts, education and awareness projects. 6 Writer: published in different newspaper outlets; grant researcher and writer, nonprofit educator. 7 Enjoys theater, poetry, the written word, movies, singing, swimming, most sports and games. 8 Encourager, instructor, competitive and champion board breaker; loyal friend.