The 1214 Foundation, founded by Danbury plastic surgeon Dr. Michael Baroody, hopes to establish a Newton Performing Arts Center to provide community healing through the arts.
Since the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting, foundations have sprouted in the locality to help victims and residents live in a safer, more secure environment. The proposed performing arts center will provide opportunities and a gathering place for the youth and the whole community.
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The Social Economy Alliance, created by 23 social enterprises, co-operatives and charities, have conducted a poll that shows “clear preference exists for community-owned businesses that reinvest profits, with around half of consumers saying they would switch to one in housing, transport and banking.”