David France leads Revolution of Hope and the Roxbury Youth Orchestra in Boston. On his journey to teaching inner city youth classical music he went from the great halls of Europe to friends’ couches and concrete of the streets of Boston. We discuss his incredible story.
Below is a summary of his interview
Consider Christ. He was rich but he became poor so that he might make many rich
David talks his journey from the island of Nevis to Venezuela to starting Revolution of Hope’s Roxbury Youth Orchestra in inner city Boston.
David talks about his transition for a grand fellowship playing in Europe and to playing and sleeping in the streets of Boston.
David talks a woman named Isandra that taught classical to impoverished children in Venezuela and how she taught hundreds of children by selling chicken eggs.
David’s work now
We talk about David’s work with Revolution of Hope teaching inner city youth violin, viola, and cello. We discuss the story of Curt, one of David’s students.
What’s exciting David now
David maps out his vision for Revolution of Hope and he want to show what’s possible when we invest in youth.
Book David Recommends: The Talent Code
Helpful Habit: Keeping a Journal
Helpful Person: Roland and Almita Vamos
What’s Your Purpose: Give his life away
Where to follow David
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When we take shortcuts in education, we shortchange our youth. Investment in youth has powerful dividends for the world.
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