We lead self-reflection workshops that use art to unveil your unconscious bias so that you can make connections between your personal story and professional practice.
Best for schools, museums, nonprofits and corporations interested in strengthening relationships with the diverse communities that are being served.
We developed creative social justice oriented multicultural curriculum tailored to your DEI goals. Our lessons encourage critical thinking, critique and explore systems of power, and support culturally relevant and responsive pedagogy.
Best for schools, nonprofits, and museums interested in a learning tool that makes connections between them and the racially and ethnically diverse students, visitors, or communities they support.
We create informative events such as ARTrepreneur classes, diversity and equity classes, book clubs, and TEDxKingLincolnBronzeville events to share research and personal stories and engage in interactive activities. Our goal is for you to learn from experts and everyday people about ideas, innovations, and challenges impacting diverse communities.
Best for individuals who love to learn, explore ideas, and build community for understanding, intellectual growth, and personal development.
Dr. Melissa Crum is an artist, author, researcher, and founder of Mosaic Education Network, LLC. She leads a consulting company that infuses the arts, research, storytelling and critical thinking into professional development, community building and curriculum development. Dr. Crum works with her team of experts to act as engaging and collaborative resources to schools, nonprofits, and companies helping them gauge the collective impact of our unconscious bias o reach diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) goals.
With her team, she facilitates and encourages thought-provoking conversations addressing difficult topics on supporting, interacting, and partnering with diverse communities. She works hard to help you become informed of and feel secure about using everyday practical applications of DEI strategies to positively impact your work and learning environment. To make this happen she creates a "brave space" where you can ask the tough questions, admit faults and celebrate successes. Her national and international experiences working with educators, museums, and businesses has allowed her to help you make social change from your desk, to your living room and beyond.
Dr. Crum as a B.A. Visual Art Studies from the University of Florida, a Masters in African-American and African Studies from The Ohio State University, and a Ph.D in Art Administration, Education, and Policy from The Ohio State University. She currently resides in Columbus, Ohio.