How We Saved Healing Arts
When Healing Arts Initiative declared bankruptcy, it was the last in a series of tragic events that was seemingly the death knell for the 47-year-old nonprofit. Then-Executive Director D. Alexandra Dyer had been attacked with drain cleaner, causing severe burns to her face. Dyer had exposed the embezzlement of $750,000 at the organization and was attacked to cover up the scam. But soon after SeaChange others took over the organization because we thought its vital programs could be saved. This article describes what happened.