Living Redemption

WPIX New York Highlights Thrive Collective’s Murals, RHYME Program

Thrive Collective was recently featured on WPIX during its 6 p.m. evening newscast. On Feb. 17,  at P.S. 155 and the Renaissance School of the Arts (RSA) in East Harlem, WPIX reporter Michelle Ross interviewed Jeremy Del Rio, founder and executive director of Thrive Collective, and sixth-grader Justin Guanilo, a student in the organization’s R.H.Y.M.E.…

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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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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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L.O.V.E OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO

LRYOH (Living redemption Youth Opportunity Hub) x Thrive Collective “L.O.V.E” (Love Over Violence Every time) is a Harlem youth led music and mural project produced in just four weeks during the month of June, National Gun Violence Awareness Month. Participants came together to interpret the theme Love Over Violence Every time lyrically and visually by writing…

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“Find Our Way” Student Celebration

R.H.Y.M.E X LRYOH “You shouldn’t let fear stand in the way of what you want to do.”- Demetrius (Youth participant) On May 5th, 2022 students who wrote and produced the song “Find Our Way” as part of the R.H.Y.M.E x LRYOH winter music and mentoring project came together with family and friends to see their…

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“Find Our Way” – Music Video Debut

R.H.Y.M.E X LRYOH R.H.Y.M.E (Rhymes Help Young Minds Excel) winter music and mentoring program in collaboration with LRYOH The Living Redemption Youth Opportunity Hub. Participants worked together to tackle serious issues such as the pandemic and gun violence to collaboratively write and record a heartfelt song titled “Find Our Way.” In addition to recording an original…

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Juneteenth 2020: Racial Justice and Black Lives Matter

Juneteenth 2020 Statement in Support of Racial Justice and Black Lives Matter For One and All Living Redemption Youth Opportunity Hub (Harlem 2018) As a justice movement founded to eradicate racial and economic disparities in public education, Thrive Collective stands in solidarity with our Black students, artists, educators, coaches, mentors, neighbors, friends, families, partners, and…

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We Love you, Harlem Hub!

As Thrive Collective moves our offices out of the Harlem Hub for an upcoming building renovation, we look back with love and gratitude on an amazing twenty months.

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Art of Healing 2019: Harlem Photo Diaries

The third Art of Healing Festival came to Central Harlem on Saturday, August 17th, 2019, in collaboration with the Living Redemption Youth Opportunity Hub. Thank you to Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance and his entire Community Partnerships Unit for recognizing the power of art to help us heal through trauma caused by guns and related…

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Volunteer: Art of Healing Comes to Central Harlem

Join us. Sign up to Volunteer The Art of Healing Festival is now officially a series! The second festival of 2019 comes to West 124th Street in Central Harlem on Saturday, August 17, 2019. Join us as we remember victims and survivors of gun violence and explore creative arts as a means to heal. Download…

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