Jeremy Del Rio

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DANY: Art of Healing Comes to East Harlem

[Press Release and Photos by the Office of the District Attorney of New York] D.A. Vance, Thrive Collective, Partners Host First-Ever “Art of Healing” Festival in East Harlem in Honor of Gun Violence Awareness Month JULY 2, 2018 Festival Offered Arts Activities Designed to Heal Trauma, Featured Remarks by Parkland Survivor Aalayah Eastmond Festival Coincided…

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Full STEAM Ahead: Diversity in Action

Fun feature by Adina Solomon in the current issue of Diversity Magazine: “As schools cut art programs, the nonprofit Thrive Collective works to fill the gap.” “ART COMES ALIVE” As schools cut art programs, Thrive Collective is working hard to fill the gap..our latest Full STEAM Ahead feature-thank you! @jeremydelrio @NYCthrive @SterlingKBrown — Diversity…

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Clorox / Ketchum Recommendation

To Whom It May Concern, In the Fall of 2017, Ketchum engaged Thrive Collective for a large-scale partnership spanning approximately four months as part of a major campaign launch for our client, Clorox. As part of the partnership, Clorox provided Thrive Collective with a grant, products and other resources to update its new space in…

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9/11 Hero Rick Del Rio Battles Ground Zero Cancer

An Important Announcement Concerning Thrive Collective’s Community Liaison Rick Del Rio From the Abounding Grace Ministries website. On April 9, 2018, Pastor Rick Del Rio was officially diagnosed with a form of Thyroid Cancer that his doctors certified as related to his work at Ground Zero after 9/11. The doctors believe that they have caught…

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Tell a Better Story: Road Tripping

How are your communities partnering with students and public schools around the country? In the last three weeks, Jeremy Del Rio has shared the Thrive Collective story with artists, businesses, volunteers, nonprofits, and faith leaders in Atlanta, Colorado Springs, Memphis, and Phoenix. Invite him or one of our senior team members to speak at your next corporate or training…

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Manhattan DA Invests Seized Assets in Harlem

A very special thank you to Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance for volunteering along with almost 300 New Yorkers to beautify Thrive’s new home at the Harlem Hub on the MLK National Day of Service. Mr. Vance is reinvesting assets seized from corporate criminals to serve youth and families in traditionally under-resourced Manhattan neighborhoods, including…

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Black Enterprise Features Thrive Collective

“There’s often a straight if dotted line between the arts … and the sciences. Kids who miss out on the arts often lack the chance to develop STEM skills as well, since the arts can aid in unlocking their understanding of STEM. The best private schools typically include extensive arts education, including the performing arts…

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New Year, New Hub Home for Thrive

Jeremy Del Rio shares exciting news about Thrive’s new home in 2018 and a recap of 2017. Support our move to Harlem and #BringArtBack with a year-end gift today. Special thanks to Clorox, Community Connections for Youth, and the Living Redemption Youth Opportunity Hub for making the move to Harlem possible. See how else you can help…

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On Tiempo: DACA Advocacy

On December 17, 2017, Jeremy Del Rio and Vanessa Upegui appeared on Tiempo on WABC 7 to advocate for a clean Dream Act and discuss the Camino de Sueños events hosted by Thrive Collective in NYC, and CCDA nationwide and in Washington, DC, on December 4th and 5th. Featured Mural: “Breathe Free, NYC,” with art…

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NYCATA/UFT Conference for Arts Educators

For the second year in a row, we were privileged to teach at the accredited NYCATA/UFT 2017 Artworks Conference. Thank you, NYCATA, for trusting us with the privilege of engaging some of our City’s best and brightest educators. MURAL MAKING: PUBLIC ART TRANSFORMING PUBLIC SCHOOLS Empower students to create public art murals that transform public schools…

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