Sally Stevens has a long and varied career in arts, music, social services, and anti-poverty activism. In the 1990s she organized the New Orleans Blues Project, a nationally recognized music and cultural economic development project that received the Blues Highway Millennium Trail designation through the Clinton administration’s White House Millennium Council. Sally has served as a member of the Jazz and Heritage Foundation’s SEED committee, Metro Vision’s Arts and Entertainment Industry Cluster, and the Central City Renaissance Alliance. She also recently served as a member of both the Cultural Economy and Cooperative Economies working groups of the Livable Claiborne Communities Initiative, where she utilized her many years of research into the intersection of cultural and cooperative economies. She is a co-producer of the New Orleans Rhythm Conspiracy’s 2007 CD ‘Dancing Ground’ and a co-founding member owner of Rhythm Conspiracy Productions, a startup artist- and worker-owned cooperative enterprise.