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MLK Photo Diary: Clean is the Beginning

Nearly three hundred New Yorkers volunteered to help clean and refurbish Thrive Collective’s new Harlem Hub home on Saturday and Monday to honor the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s National Day of Service weekend. As our sponsor Clorox reminded us: “Cleaning isn’t the opposite of dirty — it is the start of new possibilities. Clean…

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Manhattan DA Invests Seized Assets in Harlem

A very special thank you to Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance for volunteering along with almost 300 New Yorkers to beautify Thrive’s new home at the Harlem Hub on the MLK National Day of Service. Mr. Vance is reinvesting assets seized from corporate criminals to serve youth and families in traditionally under-resourced Manhattan neighborhoods, including…

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Black Enterprise Features Thrive Collective

“There’s often a straight if dotted line between the arts … and the sciences. Kids who miss out on the arts often lack the chance to develop STEM skills as well, since the arts can aid in unlocking their understanding of STEM. The best private schools typically include extensive arts education, including the performing arts…

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New Year, New Hub Home for Thrive

Jeremy Del Rio shares exciting news about Thrive’s new home in 2018 and a recap of 2017. Support our move to Harlem and #BringArtBack with a year-end gift today. Special thanks to Clorox, Community Connections for Youth, and the Living Redemption Youth Opportunity Hub for making the move to Harlem possible. See how else you can help…

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SpikeBanner Reminds Us: #BringArtBack

So grateful for our partnership with SpikeBanner, who is taking #BringArtBack to the streets in brilliantly creative ways during the holidays. How cool is this! Thank you NYC Service and the NYC Mayor’s office for making the introduction. Join the movement. From SpikeBanner’s Facebook page: Teaching art gets students to think critically. We are happy to be…

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Be the Change this Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving we celebrate the artists who collaboratively create beauty with our public school students every day. Last year alone, twenty teaching artists and art directors plus dozens of artist volunteers worked with 3,000 students at twenty schools to produce twenty-five murals totaling almost 10,000 square feet of public art – including murals in Los…

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Breaking: Support the Rebuilding of Puerto Rico and Mexico on 9/26

Purchase Tickets September 26, 2017 | 6:00 – 9:00 pm The United Federation of Teachers 52 Broadway, New York, NY 10004 Update, 9/23/17 When we scheduled We Are Thrive earlier this year, no one could have anticipated that three “unprecedented, historic” hurricanes would ravage Puerto Rico, the Caribbean, Florida, and Texas within days of the…

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Celebrate with Domingo Zapata on 9/26

Purchase Tickets September 26, 2017 | 6:00 – 9:00 pm The United Federation of Teachers 52 Broadway, New York, NY 10004 Join us as we honor contemporary art icon Domingo Zapata, who first collaborated with our students at Bronx Studio School for Writers and Artists in 2015. Meet Domingo and Vicky Acclaimed artist Domingo Zapata…

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Three Week Countdown

PROCEEDS SUPPORT #BringArtBack September 26, 2017 | The United Federation of Teachers  | 52 Broadway, New York, NY 10004 Co-hosted by  Audrey Puente of Fox 5 NY and Speedy from Univision 96.3 With Performances by The Tito Puente, Jr., Band Everybody Dance Now DJ Trase Purchase tickets today. Please join us for this memorable event to celebrate Thrive Collective’s…

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All-Star Lineup for We Are Thrive

The lineup for the #WeAreThrive fundraiser is almost set. Join the Tito Puente, Jr. Band, Audrey Puente of Fox 5 NY, Speedy of Univision and The Luis Network, DJ Trase, and Everybody Dance Now on 9/26 from 6-9pm as we support the movement to #BringArtBack to 419 NYC schools without music and art teachers. Buy…

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