Spotlight: Detroit-based nonprofit Arts and Scraps

This post comes from CCRx team member and SAIC student, Courtney Graham, and spotlights Detroit-based nonprofit Arts and Scraps. Courtney spoke with the Executive Director at the time, Peg Upmeyer, in Fall 2016. The original post can be found on Courtney's website. I have been fortunate enough to be immersed in the arts all my life; with both parents working in creative fields, it wasn’t exactly optional in my household. Some of my earliest experiences with an arts organization were participating in community activities with Arts and Scraps. At the time, in the mid-90s, this entrepreneurial nonprofit was quickly becoming a familiar tent at every festival or fair the city of Detroit had to of

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