Happy Holidays!

🎄🎉 Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and happiest of holidays this year. From all of us at Thrive Collective 🎁❤ Art by Cori Santana (@coripoderosa). #KindnessBeatsTheVirus

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Black Friday Specials

R.H.Y.M.E T-SHIRT Add to cart R.H.Y.M.E T-SHIRT $25.00 Remix the Sky (Album) Remix the Sky (Album) Thrive Ladies’ Short Sleeve T-Shirt Select options Thrive Ladies’ Short Sleeve T-Shirt $25.00 – $30.00 Thrive X Champion Blank Canvas Sweatshirt Select options Thrive X Champion Blank Canvas Sweatshirt $50.00 – $55.00 SHOP 🎄 Thrive Collective for the holidays.…

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Happy Eid Mubarak

Every Day, New York City’s public schools create neutral spaces for children and parents to connect with each other regardless of race, religion, gender, creed, and all the -isms that commonly divide us. Those connections become the foundation for friendships, and those friendships the basis for love – the kind of love that drives out…

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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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Lights, Cameras, Action: Start and Finish Strong

One of the highlights of 2016 for me came when Youth Specialties asked to film a short documentary about Thrive Collective’s work to feature at the National Youth Workers Convention in November. We had essentially twelve hours for filming — not much to cover 100 schools, 150 partner organizations, and 50,000 students across all five boroughs. I…

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Your Generosity Means an Historic Opportunity

Your generous response to #GivingTuesday means a historic holiday match for Thrive Collective. Please help us maximize this opportunity. In the days after launching our Bring Art Back giving campaign on #GivingTuesday, more than 60 donors contributed over $3,600, mostly online. Thank you for your generosity! In response, a donor pledged up to $36,000 – 10x…

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Bring Art Back Launches on #GivingTuesday

Bring Art Back is about Justice. We can’t imagine a world without visual or performing arts, music or film, or any expression at all — and neither can you. Yet we sentence a quarter of a million of our most vulnerable New Yorkers to that kind of artless existence everyday. 419 public schools in NYC’s lowest income neighborhoods…

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Arise and Give Thanks

Thrive Collective presents “Give Thanks” to The Clemente Cultural Arts Center. Happy Thanksgiving! We at Thrive Collective have so much to be thankful for this year, most especially 2,800 arts and mentoring students at 23 of the 100 schools we served with 120 school partners — and the 800 volunteers, 40 artists, musicians, and filmmakers,…

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