Right now I am giving Crossroads Charlotte and everyone involved in producing these videos a STANDING OVATION! I was moved to tears by something in each one. I am SO happy that this organization is taking a hard look at this important issues and presenting them in such an accessible and innovative way. When I lived in Charlotte I had some friends who said it was a city without heart. I believe... read more
Imagine Our Tomorrow.
Crossroads Charlotte presents four plausible stories about Charlotte's future and asks the community to IMAGINE OUR TOMORROW and exchange ideas, experiences and actions that shape a positive future for everyone.
Charlotte's quality of life has changed - for the worse. We have become a community divided.
Charlotte is on top, and all signs tell us we will stay there.
Charlotte is still seeking "world class" status, but anger, resentment and distrust grows below the surface.
Charlotte is an open and trusting community where diversity is welcome and equal access to resources.
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I have a deep abiding love for our city. As a native, I have been witness to her ups and to her downs. With each passing year I am reminded about her uniqueness and her beauty. We are fortunate to have Crossroads Charlotte provide us with a forum where we can share the possibilities and discuss what lies beneath surface - maybe we can bridge the gap between what separates us and what connects us.
What a great way to get people thinking about the future!
Fortress Charlotte, Class Act, and The Beat Goes On all depicted caucasians as bad people, including the reference to the shooting in South Charlotte. Why was the shooting depicted in South Charlotte? These 3 videos were very prejudicial. I certainly don't treat people the way the actors in the videos did.
Wow - what great insight. We all think are problems are the worst, but until we get outside of ourselves, nothing will change. Change starts with each one of us helping someone else.