Jazz Bridge Wins Humanities Partner of the Year

August 29, 2013
Hi Everyone, We were just notified that Jazz Bridge was named Humanities Partner of the Year by the Pennsylvania Humanities Council, and we were invited to attend a dinner honoring us and our achievements at the capitol building in Harrisburg on October 7th. It is a wonderful honor, and it wouldn't have been realized if not for the beautiful nomination Rhenda Fearrington wrote. I'd like to share it with you in this update. Please take a minute to read it and you'll see why the panel could have only made one decision! Nomination Narrative By Rhenda Fearrington To understand The Humanities … Read More

Thoughts on Musicians in Need

August 23, 2013
Hi Everyone, I know I said this would be a weekly update, and look, already I'm late! But things have been cooking at Jazz Bridge. Through the wonderful help of Dr. Steven Peitzman of Drexel University School of Medicine, we were able to secure a room to hold a workshop for musicians (and anyone else who wants to come) on Sunday April 29th from 2-4 pm to familiarize them with the Affordable Care Act -  signups for insurance start Oct. 1st! And we'll have wonderful photographers (Howard Pitkow, Read More

Weekly Notebook

August 5, 2013
Hi Everyone, This is the first of weekly updates that will be appearing in this space about Jazz Bridge in the spirit of transparency. We want your input (which you can give by emailing us at info@jazzbridge.org) about how we can make our mission work better for the entire community, so feel free to contact us. Over the almost ten years that we've been helping folks, some agonizing situations have developed over rent payments/security deposits. We get a call from someone who is behind in their rent due to a number of things and they ask for help from Jazz Bridge. … Read More