Malik Muhammad, a member of our String Orchestra, is a winner of the 2021 Health Make-a-thon. Congratulations to Malik and Ray Muhammad for their innovative idea!
"Each winning team receives a coin worth up to $10,000 in support, materials, and expertise provided through the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign’s ‘Health Maker Lab’ network. Innovators gain design and development assistance, materials, and mentorship to support their innovations and develop working prototypes." Malik's project is called "Music to My Ears, A Balm from Bronzeville" and will work to foster live classical music performances in the Bronzeville neighborhood.
Music to My Ears, A Balm from Bronzeville by Malik Ali Muhammad and Ray Muhammad (Cook County) – A program to encourage performances of live classical music to foster mental health and wellness in communities experiencing high stress or risk of violence