The FreshFaces podcast is back for season two! Hosted by FreshWater contributing editor Jen Jones Donatelli, this limited-run series shines the spotlight on six Cleveland trailblazers affecting change in their communities — namely the 2020 Fresh Innovators, as honored at Spark 2020: Grit to Great event in September 2020 by the Cleveland Leadership Center and Marcum LLP, in tandem with FreshWater Cleveland. (To purchase post-event access to keynotes, workshops, and the Fresh Innovator Showcase, click here.)
Archie Green is a songwriter and musician who is orchestrating a more beautiful future for those struggling with their mental health via his nonprofit, Peel Dem Layers Back. He’s also passionate about working with youth, having teamed up with Lexington-Bell Community Center in 2019 to mount My Violin Weighs a Ton — an immersive educational experience pairing classical and hip-hop music that culminated in a first-of-its-kind performance at Cleveland's iconic Severance Hall.
Learn more about Archie and his story of rising above adversity to become a mental health advocate and artist with impact.
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