We Are Thrive

We Mourn with Those who Mourn

In 2016 at the We Are Thrive exhibition, we had the privilege of honoring NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer for inspiring BringArtBack with his “State of the Arts” report two years earlier. “Kindness Beats the Virus,” Thrive’s response to Covid-19 is part of that same movement. Today we join Mr. Stringer in mourning his mother’s passing…

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#TBT: We Are Thrive 2017

For #ThrowbackThursday, enjoy this video recap from We Are Thrive 2017. On September 26, 2017, we celebrated Thrive Collective’s students, artists, and community supporters with a benefit fundraiser hosted and sponsored in part by the United Federation of Teachers. Proceeds supported the movement to #BringArtBack to 419 NYC public schools without music or arts teachers.…

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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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Thrive fundraiser

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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Tito Puente jr drumming

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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Save the Date: 9/26/17

Hosted by The United Federation of Teachers 52 Broadway, New York, NY 10004 On September 26, we will celebrate our students, artists, and community supporters with a benefit fundraiser hosted and sponsored in part by the United Federation of Teachers in Lower Manhattan. Join us for a cocktail reception, interactive experiences, auction, and showcase of student…

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We Are Thrive Recap

On June 17 Thrive Collective’s staff, board, volunteers, students, and community supporters gathered at the United Federation of Teachers to celebrate the end of another great school year serving 100 schools throughout New York City. Thank you to everyone that was able to join us as we honored Scott Stringer, NYC Comptroller, Michael Mulgrew, UFT President, and Kevin…

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Watch #WeAreThrive Videos Here

Relive #WeAreThrive with the videos shown throughout the event. We Are Thrive Students Manifesto Meet Vicky and Domingo Real People. Real Impact. Bring Art Back From the Mouths of Babes Campeones, feat. Proxy Art is Fun, and Global Create a Brotherhood Celebrating School Mentors Made to Be Played Celebrating School Music School Media Highlight Reel…

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Mayor de Blasio: Thrive Empowers a More Equitable Tomorrow

Here is one of our student artists holding up Mayor Bill de Blasio’s proclamation that was presented to us last week at #WeAreThrive. The City of New York Certificate of Recognition presented to Thrive Collective on the occasion of its inaugural “We Are Thrive Experiential Art Exhibit,” for its wonderful contributions to our great city.…

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