Mike Hazard

In Progress supporter and guest speaker since 1999


1. Considering all your experience with In Progress, what is one achievement that you personally are most proud of? Why is this achievement important to you? What does it represent?: Mentoring youth who go on to mentor youth themselves

2. What did it take for us at In Progress to achieve this accomplishment? What strengths do we have that helped us succeed?: Time and resources

3. What do you think makes In Progress unique? What 2-3 things are at our very core that make us stand out from other arts programs or youth development programs?: Earned trust
Collaborative and creative spirit
Equipment that works

4. As you think about In Progress, what do you value most? What keeps you engaged here?: I am always happily surprised by the depth of spirit of the house. People love making expressive media and learning how to create. You can see it in the eyes of all those who learn here. You can feel it when you step inside. It is magic.

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