Jeremy Del Rio

Art History: Murals Revitalize East 10th Street, Honor CHARAS Founders

On Saturday, December 17, an intergenerational group of Lower East Side leaders came together to celebrate the ribbon cutting for a series of murals that paid homage to the CHARAS/El Bohio Community Center, which was located at 605 East 9th Street from 1979 until the beginning of this century. The 152,000-square foot complex, once home…

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Thrive Collective x The Brooklyn Nets

Our #GivingTuesday 300 for 300 campaign launched with an assist from the Brooklyn Nets. #ThriveCollective interactive arts experience in the lobby of the Barclays Center prior to the @BrooklynNets – @OrlandoMagic game. Fans painted side-by-side with Thrive teaching artists and graffiti legend @dazeworldnyc. And the Nets pledged four more Thrive mural collars this year, becoming…

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Join The 300 this #GivingTuesday

Today’s the day! Our #GivingTuesday “300 for 300” campaign is officially underway, and I am thrilled to let you know that it has tipped off with an assist from the Brooklyn Nets. Last night, Thrive Collective hosted an interactive arts experience in the lobby of the Barclays Center prior to the Brooklyn Nets-Orlando Magic game.…

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Brooklyn Nets Press Release for Latest Thrive Mural at J.H.S. 220

For Immediate Release BROOKLYN NETS, HOUSE OF SLAY AND THRIVE COLLECTIVE UNVEIL PUBLIC MURAL AT JOHN JAY PERSHING MIDDLE SCHOOL Mural Unveiled Ahead of Brooklyn Nets’ AAPI Heritage Night Celebration on Monday, Nov. 28  –Scroll Down for Photos– BROOKLYN (Nov. 22, 2022) – The Brooklyn Nets are bringing their 10 Years in Brooklyn celebration to…

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Propel Thrive into 2023: Join The 300

This year, Thrive Collective has more than 300 reasons to celebrate.  Since 2014, 25,000 students have completed 300 murals in our mission to eradicate artless education in NYC and beyond. #GivingTuesday marks the launch of our “300 for 300” campaign.  300 murals. 300 donors. One united movement to #BringArtBack. Join The 300. Give today. 100%…

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A Brief History of Thrive Collective: Interactive Timeline

Check out our new interactive timeline! 2022 has been a record-breaking year. We completed our 300th mural, served our 25,000th student and 200th school, and our executive director Jeremy Del Rio marks his 40th year of ministry in New York’s Lower East Side and beyond. As we look back at the years of service in…

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Columbia University Neighbors Features Thrive Collective

Our Executive Director, Jeremy Del Rio, Esq., speaks with Brandee Sanders of Columbia University Neighbors to discuss arts education as a means for community empowerment. Thank you, Columbia Neighbors, for profiling Thrive as one of your back to school features this month. “Creating an ecosystem of empowerment isn’t only crucial for students to thrive in…

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