As a Fulbright alumna, I teamed up with Dr. Elliot Gann, Executive Director of Today's Future Sound (TFS), to write a USDS Alumni TIES grant to launch HeartBEATS, an innovative and trauma-informed Hip Hop and beat making youth development program…

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Motivating, Reassuring, Gratifying

Two big honors this year that recognize my work as a singer-songwriter-guitarist and teaching artist have left me feeling motivated to continue and grow this work; reassured that I have found a vocation that intersects my passions, skills and interests…

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Bluegrass in the Green Mountains Tour

WE'RE GOING ON TOUR! The Jeri Katherine Howell Trio features the lovely and recently bewedded (to me!) Nat Colten and the fantastic fiddler Jimmy Kalb. There's Jimmy above, wearing his halo while rockin' a fiddle tune for me…

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Art of Recovery

"This is your song, we are just facilitating the conversation," I encouraged the women at the start of our songwriting workshop with Hands Healing HeArts (HHH Arts) in 2016. At this time, HHH Arts was an arts-based project for women…

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A big shout out to community radio stations for giving local folks a platform to share their stories. I am grateful to have been on two community radio stations in February and March: WLXU 93.9 Lexington Community Radio and WXOX…

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A Magical, Unfolding Beginning

Hello, good folks!

2017 was a year of growth and exploration. I received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant grant from the U.S. Department of State to teach, engage in community and live in San Carlos, Ciudad Quesada, Costa Rica.…

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