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2006 Great Xpectations Class

March 14, 2013  • Henry Crown Fellows Newsletter

2006 Fellow David Carmel was honored at the Jumpstart Founder’s Dinner on January 29th at the Smithsonian Castle in Washington, DC to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Jumpstart which he co-founded while at Harvard. Since its founding, Jumpstart has served over 50,000 preschool children from low-income communities across the United States.

From Janet Echelman and the Studio Echelman newsletter:  Published in December on The Huffington Post, Janet’s TEDTalk was featured as a part of TEDWeekends, a curated weekend program that introduces a powerful “idea worth spreading,” accompanied by an original op-ed from Janet, and three additional writers discussing the impact of her talk.  Click to view and share full article.
Save the Date: Sept 28, 2013, Santa Monica Beach, California- We‘ve been selected to create the signature sculpture for GLOW, the all-night art event on this famous beach. Stay tuned for exciting news in 2013. Our vision is to bring sculpture to the next scale – beyond the scale of buildings, to hold its own in urban scale or the city.

Chris Michel just returned from a tour of Egypt and has shared a number of his amazing photographs, including those that were picked up by international media reporting on the tragic balloon crash in Luxor on February 26th.  We’re all grateful Chris is fine and so sorry for those that lost their lives in this tragic accident.