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Ewan Gilpin

Co-Founder and Co-Directer

Ewan is a Master builder and visionary. He is a construction artist with advanced skills in carpentry, masonry, plumbing and electrical. His passion is building sustainably with recycled materials. He teaches these skills to communities locally and internationally. He has been focused on building tiny houses and his latest tiny home was built using 95% recycled materials. He finds great joy in building community space that is used to bring people together.


Malaika Gilpin

Co-Founder and Co-Directer

Malaika has her Masters in Multicultural Education. She was apart of the founding staff of Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter School and was the director of the Arts department at that school. She taught for 16 years with an emphasis on environmental education as well as the Arts . She is an active member of the community and has gotten several awards for her community work, most recently receiving a citation of honor from the City of Philadelphia. She finds great joy in creating a space where people, groups, ideas and intersecting circles can physically connect and grow together.

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Hoshea Rogovin

Communications Manager

She has worked with her family at One Art Community Center since she was young, fostering her love of graphic design and art, into becoming their social media and marketing manager. She also works at NESAWG (Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group) as a conference assistant where she helps with registration and conference outreach. She has studied at Hampshire College in Massachusetts where she developed her passion for theater production, urban sustainability, and design. She plans to go back to school soon.

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