Queens

2016 Thrive Collective Mural Celebration

Work Hard. Then Celebrate (17 Times)!

What’s better than to celebrate twelve murals, a South Bronx art festival, three recitals, and three film festivals throughout the city? Celebrating this accomplishment with all our friends! The completion of public art, whether murals, music, or media, testafies to the creative capacities of our students and their communities. From local art stores and artist…

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Supplying Smiles and More

“Thank you!” from 3,000 students and 8 public schools who received #WeServe school supplies in October 2015. As part of SchoolPartners.NYC‘s #WeServe campaign, Thrive Collective partnered with NY CityServe, the Luis Palau Association, World Vision, and neighborhood churches to distribute school supplies to 3,000 students at eight elementary schools in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Staten Island and…

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Expanding to Ridgewood

Our School Mentors programs are expanding from Harlem and Inwood in Manhattan, to Grover Cleveland High School in Ridgewood, Queens, in partnership with Cru High School. We have proudly supported Cru’s area┬ádirector Danny Cruz in adapting the School Mentors program to fit the particular needs of the freshman class at Grover Cleveland. He launched “All…

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Commencement 2015: Great Stories Demand Sequels

Our own executive director Jeremy Del Rio delivered the 2015 Commencement Address at the graduation ceremony for Grover Cleveland High School in Ridgewood, Queens. Grover Cleveland is one of our Hope Week Partners, and an expansion site for our School Mentors programs this year. Below are the transcript and audio of his speech. Listen http://schoolpartners.nyc/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/grover-cleveland-commencement-062415.m4a…

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