Imagine When...
healthcare and college are universal and free for everyone.
~ Taylor J.C., 15 yrs old, Authoring Action, July 2012
everyone on the planet has ample, clean drinking water.
~ Robin Lynn-Whitestar, September 2011
world peace becomes a requirement. When war is done and we leave it at that.
~ Maya Burgess, 14 yrs old, Authoring Action, July 2012
every child in Winston-Salem has a place to call home with people who love them.
~ Jasmine Little, 14 yrs. old, Authoring Action (former foster care child)
everyone practices tolerance.
- Tina Ketchie-Sterns, March 2012
we long for the moment rather than the weekend or 5 pm.
~ @NCwiseman, March 2012
peace reigns in our hearts and on this earth.
~ White Star, December 2011
everyone makes time to dream, every day.
~ Cheryl Schirillo, October 2011
we realize our true nature is bliss absolute.
~ Lynn Felder, Yoga Gallery, June 2012
every woman loves her body.
~ C.B. April 2012 at the Earth Day Fair Dream Tent
love is the only binding marriage contract.
~ Tony Jenkins, 17 yrs. old, Authoring Action
we come to see a person's worth through their soul, not their bank account.
Free, renewable energy is available for all.
~ WSW, May 2012
we become a culture focused on wellness, not illness.
we can all smile and laugh without being judged.
~ Dominick Swygert, 13 yrs old, Authoring Action, Summer 2012
we invest in ourselves and our community.
~ Lucinda Brogdan, February 2012
all public schools serve delicious, nutritious food to our children.
~ Cyndi Briggs, December 2011
every child has access to three healthy meals a day, every day.
~ Debra, August 2011
It's easy for ALL of us to say "I love you and respect you" to others.
~ Teddy Burriss, November 2011
everyone in our community can feel safe riding a bike.
~ Wren Wilson, Salem College Student, January 2012
taking time to dream becomes a pleasurable and valued habit.
~ Mark Leech, SECCA, November 2011
art, music, dance and theatre are considered fundamental in our schools.
~ Cyndi Briggs, April 2011
creativity is the norm.
everyone knows their own worth.
~ Sandy Phocas, January 2012
the dreams of children are heard over the cynicisms of adults.
~ Lynn Rhoades, October 2011
we all aspire to inspire.
~ Julie Crayne, November 2011
liberal and conservative ideas merge for the good of the world.
~ Tim Johnson, October 2012


If you have questions, or if you would like to volunteer or partner with us, please send an

e-mail to Cheryl Schirillo at

You’re also welcome to reach out to one of our active volunteer members:

Imagination Steering Committee

Cyndi Briggs

Teddy Burriss

Julie Crane

Gail Fisher

Mark Leech

Sandy Phocas

Cheryl Schirillo

Robin White Star

Amanda Zabel


Active Dream Makers

Shawn Angell

Tyra Armstrong

Cornelia Barr

Lucinda Brogden

Forrest Causby

Tammy Caudill

Sheri Clawson

Traci Connor

Lauren Frye

Matt Gymer

Steve Harberger

Taylor Hayes

Tina Ketchie Stearns

Jennifer Kiger

Mari Krane

Erin Lathrop

Mark Leach

Rebecca McCormick

Lee Mecum

Tammy Onderdonk Klass

Tamar Pandi

Connie Quinn

David Rodwell

Tina Stearns

Bogdan Varlamov

Wren Wilson