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Social Innovation Through Music

Jeff Hittner

Businesses and traditional non-profits do not have a monopoly on collaboration for social impact. Recently, 32 musicians from 21 countries completed an international music exchange called OneBeat, collaborating with local communities up and down the East Coast. Sharing ideas and spreading people-to-people diplomacy, these diverse leaders offered workshops, performances and public dialogues to connect people through music and culture. Public diplomacy through music - I love it!

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