Us and Them

He wasn’t from here. Not that we’re immune to hate but he wasn’t from here We are collaborative and open We are hopeful We’re contributors and creators We’re thoughtful and engaged. No, he wasn’t one of us. And yet, “Us” and “them” is so much of the problem, it’s an easy road fraught with hidden

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risk it


A couple weeks ago I ended up in a conversation with some folks explaining the “name your price” model in our coffee shops. My normal explanation goes, “We want to challenge people to consider the impact they can have with small choices, so we invite them to value their drink knowing we pay our growers

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PHOTOS: 2016 Orlando Together Parade

Downtown CREDO is based on the conviction that life is better when lived with meaning, impact, and community. Orlando is diverse, and our city is better for it. We celebrated that diversity on March 19 with our second annual Orlando Together Parade, an extension of our five-year bike rally. Four community centers – New Image Youth Center, Downtown and Parramore branches of the Boys & Girls Club, John H. Jackson Community Center, and JB Callahan Neighborhood Center – participated in a float-building competition, followed by a parade and block party at ZL Riley Park in the Parramore neighborhood.
Photographer Cody Jordan captured the festivities from that morning.




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  where would you go if you could? I’m talking about anywhere in the world or outside of it. what would you do? who would you bring with you? how long would you stay? would you ever come back? why? I can think of lot’s of places I’d like to go with the people I

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CREDO Conduit Impact Winner

In recognition of his commitment to creating space in Orlando to celebrate world-class art, Downtown CREDO is pleased to extend the CREDO Conduit Impact Award to Benoit Glazer. This award is given in recognition of individuals or initiatives that showcase the valuable creative endeavors of our city and the world. In doing so, they inspire people to live with meaning and help build community. Mr. Glazer’s tireless effort to establish, fund, organize, and curate the Timucua White House has affected the cultural landscape of Orlando. His commitment to see art and music in Orlando grow is one CREDO resonates with, and we are honored to recognize him for it.