Art & Design

Here's My Story RCCC Installation View

Here’s My Story is a project facilitated by the Art + Design Department at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, and funded in part by the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation. Benches, placed in public locations, serve as a platform for gathering, connecting, and listening. Here’s My Story aims to foster a climate where equity and mutual respect are intrinsic by sharing the stories* of those local citizens who have been historically marginalized.

Here’s My Story is a living project and stories will rotate periodically. If you have been historically marginalized and have a connection to Rowan County, North Carolina, we would love to hear from you! To share your story, or to learn more about this project please contact the Art + Design Department at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College by emailing

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*Disclaimer: All stories collected through the Here’s My Story project reflect each individual storyteller’s personal recollection of events over time. As such, all opinions expressed are personal opinions and do not directly reflect those of Rowan-Cabarrus Community College or their affiliates.