Videos

Roots of Resilience

Seven years ago, Hurricane Sandy devastated the Atlantic coast. One year later, students from Coney Island celebrated their community’s Resilience. Watch the documentary here. The story of renewal and rebirth. After being partially destroyed by Hurricane Sandy, PS 329 and the community of Coney Island came together to rebuild the heart of their neighborhood and…

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Accountable Promises

This fall, the high school graduating class of 2020 begins the final leg of their public school journey — the most significant milestone yet for Thrive Collective. In 2008, we began as a campaign called 20/20 Vision for Schools, motivated by a belief that schools could change within a generation of students if parents and…

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We Love you, Harlem Hub!

As Thrive Collective moves our offices out of the Harlem Hub for an upcoming building renovation, we look back with love and gratitude on an amazing twenty months.

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Everybody Dance Now x Art of Healing

“This past weekend EDN had the honor of participating in yet another Art of Healing event where community leaders and organizations gather to help #endgunviolence. Gun violence is a huge epidemic across the US and thanks to @nycthrive and @manhattanda we were able to give something back in protest.” – Everybody Dance Now Video features…

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A Day with Thrive Collective’s Interns

A compilation of small, eventful moments throughout the day on the job for some Thrive Collective interns! It’s no day on the beach, but we make it as fun as it gets! Filmed and edited by Rosabella, and featuring Emily, Judah, Greg, Chris, and “Other Chris.”

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School Media Returns to PS 282

Thanks to ongoing support from NYC Council Member Brad Lander and the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development, School Media returned to PS 282 for a fourth year in a row. Our third and fourth grade after-school students produced three videos. Enjoy.

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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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Miguel Ortiz: New Yorker of the Week

Congratulations to current Thrive interns Miguel Ortiz for being named NY1’s New Yorker of the Week, and his protege Alexander Santana for being featured alongside him. We are so grateful to both young men for allowing Thrive Collective to be part of their journey. __________ Miguel Ortiz: After Years in Foster Care, Mentor Helps Those…

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News12 Brooklyn Features Thrive X NeON Arts

April 12, 2019 — News 12 Brooklyn features Thrive Collective’s NeON Arts partnership with PS 298 and Brownsville Collaborative Middle School at the Betty Shabazz Campus in Brownsville. “I wish you power that equals your intelligence and your strength. I wish you success that equals your talent and determination. And I wish you faith.” –…

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