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HeART Beat Online 2021

Stream Live 👆 Celebrate the achievements of Queens public school students who participated in Art a Catalyst for Change in 2021 with the HeART Beat Online Festival. HeART Beat provides an interactive, online arts experience featuring the five elements of hip hop. Watch live via Youtube on Thursday, June 17 at 1pm, or on replay…

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Thrive x LES Sports Academy

Support the LES Sports Summer Camp Thrive Sports proudly supports the LES Sports Academy Summer Camp 2021. Download the flyer (pdf). Born and raised in the Lower East Side, Franky Alameda founded the LES Sports Academy in 2010 to help under-served youth like he was to lead healthy, safe, smart lives through sports.  Deeply rooted…

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Newsworthy: Spread Love NYC

More coverage. NEW “SPREAD LOVE: STOP ASIAN HATE” MURAL BY BIANCA ROMERO AND OUTDOOR CELEBRATION PROVIDE COMMUNITY HEALING AND RESOURCES THIS ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH  Thrive Collective, New York Chinese Alliance Church, NYC Mayor’s Office, and the City’s Taskforce on Racial Inclusion and Equity Partner Host Outdoor Community Event on the Lower East Side to Support…

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NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray Previews Stop Asian Hate Mural

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 18, 2021 FIRST LADY CHIRLANE MCCRAY, THE TASKFORCE ON RACIAL INCLUSION AND EQUITY, AND COMMUNITY LEADERS TO HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCING “SPREAD LOVE: STOP ASIAN HATE” MURAL UNVEILING AND COMMUNITY CELEBRATION NEW YORK—First Lady Chirlane McCray and community leaders will hold a press conference on Thursday, May 20 at…

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News 12: Mural unveiled at PS 288 in Coney Island

Students and staff at P.S. 288 in Coney Island now have some artwork to look at as they come to class and work. The project was funded in part by City Councilmember Mark Treyger and was a collaboration effort between the school and artists from Thrive Collective. “Stopped by today to check out the beautiful…

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Spread Love: #StopAsianHate

Stop Asian Hate Spread Love in Every Language Spread Love NYC Celebrate AAPI Heritage Spread Love AAPI Mural unveiling and community event. In celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander heritage month and in response to the rapidly increasing rise of Anti-Asian violence across the nation, NYC based Korean/Spanish artist/muralist Bianca Romero, in partnership with Thrive…

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Download the App

When creatives give away their trade secrets — yes, please! The Thrive Collective App [BETA] is now available for free on all platforms.

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Why Hip Hop Education?

Hip Hop Provides a Voice, Name, Movement, Community, and Knowledge. That’s why we teach it. In this video, Thrive Collective’s hip hop director Randy Mason reminds us that the five elements of hip hop provide us a voice (emcees), a name (graffiti), a movement (b-boys), and a community (DJ-driven house and block parties) wrapped up…

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Partner Spotlight: NeON Arts

Thrive Collective has proudly partnered with Carnegie Hall and NYC Department of Probation as a NeON Arts provider since 2018. Below is our portfolio of completed murals and student films. Thank you for your ongoing collaborations and support! Murals 2 Jamaica: Tree of Life Summer Intensive (Queens 2019) More Details 0 BCMS/PS 298: Live Well…

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Thrive Collective artists and mentors in Oakland

School Partners USA

Thrive Collective proudly launches School Partners USA today. To our friends in Dallas, San Diego, and Oakland: let’s get busy! _______________ Do you need help developing and implementing a strategy to impact your local schools? School Partners USA offers youth workers nine months of focused training and support for those who see engaging public schools…

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