Board Member
Erica Hawthorne - Manon
Community Member Director
Erica Hawthorne

Erica’s professional career has included balancing business and creative endeavors that led to her interest in positively impacting the city’s creative economy from individual artists, to businesses and cultural organizations. Erica’s worked with nonprofits, universities and small businesses where she’s been a “Jill of all trades” with developing new programs, enhancing marketing, producing events, and managing community outreach. In 2005 she co-founded Spoken Soul 215, a performance collective that curates The Harvest, Philadelphia’s largest monthly open mic event for up-and-coming artists. Erica is the founder and Managing Director for Small But Mighty Arts, a program that connects Philadelphia artists to micro-grants and resources to advance their creative careers.

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