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Rep. John Lewis Memorial

Thrive Collective’s executive director Jeremy Del Rio was asked by The NYC Mayor’s Office to reflect on the intersection of faith and justice at an online Memorial Service for Rep. John Lewis on September 15. Jeremy’s remarks follow. 🎨 Mural by Damien Mitchell for Projectivity 📷 by Sold magazine John Lewis Memorial Service September 15,…

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Free Mural Contest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 4/13/2020                                    Contact: Jeremy Del Rio 347-921-4426 Email #KindnessBeatsTheVirus Thrive Collective Launches Free Mural Contest and Provides Arts Resources for Students and Educators in response to COVID-19 Art has always helped humanity process and heal from trauma.…

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Responding to COVID-19

Update as of 3/16/2020 As New Yorkers, we know that the roots of NYC’s resilience run deep. During times of fear and uncertainty, it helps to remember that collective trauma creates opportunities for collective hope and healing. This short documentary shows how one school community healed after the shared pain of Hurricane Sandy. Last night…

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Mayor’s Fund 25th Anniversary Gala

What to do when Carnegie Hall and NeON Arts recommend you to The Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City to find students to paint four original canvases to present as awards to four of the most distinguished NYC philanthropists at its 25th anniversary gala at Gracie Manson? Commission rockstar student artists Rosabella Garcia, Christopher…

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Celebrating Multiethnic Immigrant Roots

Mayor Bill de Blasio marches in the Puerto Rican Day Parade on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan on Sunday, June 11, 2017. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office Jeremy Del Rio proudly represented Thrive Collective marching with Mayor Bill de Blasio at the 60th Anniversary National Puerto Rican Day Parade on June 12, 2017. The festivities rounded out…

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Holidays Thrive

On December 12, 2016, Thrive Collective participated in the kickoff event of Thrive NYC’s Week of Action with First Lady Chirlane McCray, Deputy Mayor Buery, and actor Dennis O’Hare in Union Square Park. As part of the event, the Mayor’s Community Assistance Unit invited passersby to collaborate with Thrive artists to create the custom “Holidays…

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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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