Photo Diary

Art of Healing 2021: East Harlem Photo Diary

After two years since its last installment, Art of Healing returned to East Harlem on Saturday, October 2nd, 2021. With the support of the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, their Community Partners Unit and Union Settlement, we were able to present an amazing lineup of performers, speakers, and resources that share our collective vision to promote healing…

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NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray Previews Stop Asian Hate Mural

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 18, 2021 FIRST LADY CHIRLANE MCCRAY, THE TASKFORCE ON RACIAL INCLUSION AND EQUITY, AND COMMUNITY LEADERS TO HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCING “SPREAD LOVE: STOP ASIAN HATE” MURAL UNVEILING AND COMMUNITY CELEBRATION NEW YORK—First Lady Chirlane McCray and community leaders will hold a press conference on Thursday, May 20 at…

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Thrive Sports Bed-Stuy Photo Diary

On Saturday, 10/03/2020, Thrive Sports hosted our second post-Covid basketball skills and drills clinic and under-14 tournament in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. We proudly collaborated with Titan Sport, who launched their fall flag football league and celebrated their cheer leading program at the same. 5 U-14 3-on-3 teams Under-11 Skills and Drills Clinic 60 youth participants…

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Thrive Sports Sunset Park Photo Diary

It’s so good to be back. On Saturday, 9/23/2020, we proudly hosted our first (mostly) socially distant Thrive Sports 3-on-3 basketball tournament since COVID-19! ☄ 23 teams ☄ 92 competitors ☄ 30 volunteers and coaches ☄ Energized spectators ☄ Sanitizers, face masks, temperature checks ☄ Swag, trophies, pizza, water, snacks, and more 💯 Gratitude for our…

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BLM Mural: Day 1 Diary

Here’s our Day 1 Diary from the BLM mural, as chronicled on Instagram.   View this post on Instagram   It’s going down. Right now. #KindnessBeatsTheVirus x #BlackLivesMatter in front of Thurgood Marshall’s federal courthouse in Foley Square. The first volunteers arrived at 10. #CreateWithUs #WeAreThrive #BringArtBack @tatscru @galeabrewer @wxystudio @andre_trenier @crashone @mcmaniphes @nycyouth @nycschools…

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ground zero clergy

Remembering 9/11

Thrive Collective executive director Jeremy Del Rio woke up a corporate lawyer on 9/11. He never made it to work that day, and never returned to practicing law. Here he is (L) along with Thrive’s community outreach director Pastor Rick Del Rio of Abounding Grace Ministries (C) and Pastor Marc Rivera of Primitive Christian Church (R)…

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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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Hope Oakland Media Diary

So this happened on Saturday. How was your weekend? What a privilege to celebrate the Grand Opening of the UrbanLife Youth and Family Center in the Lower Bottoms neighborhood of West Oakland. The all-star collaboration between Kekoa (from Thrive) and Eric and Shawana (from UrbanLife), Lamorinda Construction, Camer1, and dozens of sponsors and volunteers absolutely crushed…

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Randy Mason rap with student

HeART Beat Queens Photo Diary (2019)

Thank you NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson, Majority Leader Laurie Cumbo, and Council Members Donovan Richards, Adrienne Adams, and Jimmy Van Bramer for trusting us to celebrate the Art a Catalyst for Change anti-gun violence initiative with the great students of IS 42, PS/MS 183, IS 8, IS 72, IS 111, and IS 204. On…

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Thrive Sports at Barclays Center

2019 Five Boro Invitational Sponsored by United Praise and Saturate NYC Championship Game Queens/Brooklyn vs. Staten Island Featuring Thrive Sports players and coaches Lawrence Coles of Speek Lyfe and Damian Rosado. Congratulations to the Staten Island squad from Urban Hope for a classic comeback, 1-point victory in overtime. 2019 Five Boro Invitational At Barclays ‹…

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