I cast philanthropist Liz Hopfan for this Town and Country x BNY Mellon story on how she is working to make the arts accessible to all the children of New York City. “‘There is a pronounced gap among New York youth that’s primarily rooted in differences between neighborhoods, ethnicities, and socioeconomic status,’ Hopfan says. ‘The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated this gap, and the schools and community groups we partner with are struggling even more to find resources to help. Free Arts helps to provide robust programming that levels the playing field.”’ Read more at