How does the Mill’s programming strengthen individual and collective well-being?
We are proud to offer adult and youth programs that focus on awareness of one’s individuality in the contexts of family, community and the natural world. Growing awareness, internally and externally, helps to develop empathy, a sense of belonging and acceptance of others.
What conditions are making it possible for discrimination to occur? Social isolation, fear, lack of curiosity and educational opportunities, lack of safe spaces to explore and be open, to see new perspectives and receive new information are all factors. In order to make systemic change, we are focused on eliminating these barriers through arts education programming. We are a place where novices rub elbows with experienced artists and intergenerational connection is a core value. We are all lifelong learners, individually and as a community bravely facing a world of evolving challenges with empathy and joy.