Art is literacy of the heart.
Charlie is an educator and facilitator known for his groundbreaking work incorporating creativity into youth development and adult training. He co-founded Power of Hope, an innovative youth development organization in Washington State and British Columbia in 1996. In 2005 Charlie was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship, a global association of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs. In 2008 he launched Partnership for Youth Empowerment (PYE Global) to advance transformative youth work internationally.