Rick Sperling Receives 2017 Noland Award

In General

Rick Sperling is the Founder and President of Mosaic Youth Theatre in Detroit, an innovative after-school singing and acting program that empowers young people to create positive changes in their lives. Sperling founded Mosaic in 1992 to address gaps in the Metro Detroit arts education.

“Mariam Noland has been an inspiration and a role model for civic engagement in Detroit,” says Sperling. “I am incredibly honored to have an award with her name connected to it, because I think the world of her and of the Community Foundation.”