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#WhatComesNextProject on Social

Thank you, Clorox, for helping amplify the story! Here are just a few recent posts on Instagram. Check the latest here. View this post on Instagram Sunday I had the honor of attending the grand opening of a new community center in West Oakland with @urbanlifementors + @nycthrive. The center is conveniently located across the…

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Hope Oakland Media Diary

So this happened on Saturday. How was your weekend? What a privilege to celebrate the Grand Opening of the UrbanLife Youth and Family Center in the Lower Bottoms neighborhood of West Oakland. The all-star collaboration between Kekoa (from Thrive) and Eric and Shawana (from UrbanLife), Lamorinda Construction, Camer1, and dozens of sponsors and volunteers absolutely crushed…

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My X-Men and Women

June 15, 2019 Spoken Word by Javier Reyes at the grand opening of the UrbanLife Youth and Family Center (Oakland), with Thrive Collective and Clorox.

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Details, Details X Thrive Your Way

Jeremy knew it was going to be a great weekend celebrating Thrive Collective’s Oakland outpost when the first words he saw getting off the BART from the airport were, “Thrive Your Way.” Shortly afterward, he arrived at the future UrbanLife Youth and Family Center to find partners and volunteers hard at work preparing for Saturday’s…

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Coming to Oakland: Clorox X Thrive 2.0

For the second consecutive year, Clorox sponsors Thrive to beautify a youth arts space. Thrive Collective and URBANLIFE with Clorox The Power of Clean The power of clean can make a difference in peoples’ lives and communities. Join Thrive Collective and URBANLIFE Mentors, in partnership with the Clorox What Comes Next Project, to set the…

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Good Morning San Diego: First Lady Endorses Concrete and Canvas

We proudly honor Carlos Nicasio and Thrive Collective’s San Diego affiliate Concrete and Canvas today. Watch First Lady Katherine Faulconer of San Diego commend his great work, forecast today’s “Neighborhood Experience” event with One San Diego that features live painting by C&C artists, and surprise him with a grant on live television.

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Celebrating Concrete & Canvas

We join Thrive Collective’s first national affiliate Concrete & Canvas in celebrating the recently completed San Diego’s Mosaic fall community mural intensive at the corner of S. 43rd Street & National Avenue in Southcrest. Mayor Kevin Faulconer and Chief of SDPD David Nisleit joined One San Diego, neighborhood volunteers and families, and collaborating sponsors Concrete…

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Thrive or Die (on the West Side)

This weekend, New York City bid farewell (for now) to a Thrive Collective original, as Kekoa returned to Oakland after a nearly two decade run in the Big Apple. Even as he brings Thrive Collective with him to the Bay, he leaves his mark in scores of schools and communities throughout our great City. As…

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Time Lapse and Unveiling

Sierra High School officially unveiled the I’m Possible school mural in its permanent location on the main quad in the center of campus on June 1, 2017. Artist Ritchie Kong joined them for the ribbon cutting. Coinciding with the installation, UYWI released this time lapse video of the production. Watch the Time Lapse

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Mission: ImPossible L.A.

The mission, which we chose to accept: instigate, mobilize, and help facilitate a new school partnership nearly 3,000 miles away to complete our first School Murals project in Los Angeles. Our phenomenal collaborators: Urban Youth Workers Institute, which was hosting its national conference with nearly 2,000 youth workers at Azusa Pacific University; Neighborhood Homework House, a local after school…

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