November 10, 2010

How Nurturing Creativity Builds Community Leaders

Margaret Martin, founder of the Harmony Project.

How does teaching orchestral music to children from troubled neighborhoods advance social change?

In this edition of Making Change, Hildy Gottlieb, the host, talks with Margaret Martin, founder of the Harmony Project, a Los Angeles organization that teaches children to perform music.

Ms. Martin shares research and results from her program to show how cultural education can help produce visionary leaders.

Hildy Gottlieb is the co-founder of Creating the Future and author of The Pollyanna Principles: Reinventing "Nonprofit Organizations" to Create the Future of Our World. In this podcast, Making Change, she interviews leaders to discuss how those who are working for the greater good can effect more social change. New episodes of Making Change appear on the second Thursday of every month.