NYC Youth

Thrive Collective proudly partners with the NYC Dept. of Youth and Community Development to provide arts programs since 2014. Thank you!

2022 Art of Healing East Harlem

Check out the 2022 East Harlem Art of Healing festival sponsored by the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office in partnership with The Collective, Union Settlement and PS 007. Healing gun violence trauma through the creative arts. Stay tuned for the next Art of Healing festival coming soon to a neighborhood near you. Video by Eric Mason…

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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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The Turtle Ship

R.H.Y.M.E x The Point CDC x Bronx Arts Elementary This edition of Books Beats & Bars features Bronx Arts Elementary students rapping their version of the Turtle Ship story inspired by the book “The Turtle Ship” written by Helena Ku Rhee and illustrated by Colleen Kong Savage. A Geobukseon, also known as turtle ship, was a…

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The Cypher

R.H.Y.M.E x LRYOH Harlem NYC youth come together to write and record “The Cypher” In Hip-Hop, there is what’s known as a cypher. It’s where artists physically come together to participate in a dynamic exchange of ideas and experiences. A cypher forms a human circle where everyone is visible and in it together–equally. It’s an…

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PS 250K: Extreme Mural Makeover

In Spring 2022, Thrive Collective partnered with PS 250 for a full mural makeover of the front entrance of their building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. After exploring different themes and design ideas with students, veteran street artists Kaves, RIBS, and Bianca Romero interpreted the student work on the wall. The completed makeover spans over 100 feet…

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Still Achieve (2022): Music Video Premier

@r.h.y.m.e_nyc @nycthrive strikes again! Nothing quite like summertime in the South Bronx! This summer we @nycthrive collaborated with our partners at @bronxconnect to facilitate our @r.h.y.m.e_nyc Hip Hop music and mentoring program with a great group of Bronx youth. Over the course of a few weeks participants wrote, recorded and ultimately produced a song and music video “Still Achieve” Watch and listen to…

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WAY UP PS/MS 105 OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO

R.H.Y.M.E x PS/MS 105 QUEENS After a home run spring semester at PS/MS 105 where students from three 8th grade classes worked together to produce 3 songs and 3 music videos; R.H.Y.M.E returns to PS/MS105 for an intensive 4 week summer program. This time 3 groups of 6th grade Summer rising students record an original…

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