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BLM Mural: The Letter A

Humbled to be featured in the latest installment of Your Neighbor’s Backyard’s “Good Neighbor” series, which highlights people who are using their resources to help others. Filmmaker Jonathan Cortizo tells the story of Thrive Collective helping bring to life artist Tijay Mohammed‘s design for the Black Lives Matter mural in lower Manhattan. Tijay shares what he hopes…

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“Reach High,” with Spongebob

“Reach High,” music, mural, and music video by PS/MS 188 Thrive Collective hip hop students (2020) Hip Hop teaching artist Randy Mason Video by Eric Mason / Mason Jar Productions Mural design by Marissa Molina with Romero Britto Sponsored by Nickelodeon, NYC Council Member Carlina Rivera, NYC Department of Youth and Community Development, and NYC…

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Spongebob’s New Island School Home

Look who helped celebrate our new “Islanders Dive Deeper” School Murals collab with Nickelodeon and Romero Britto! Children and staff alike at PS 188 The Island School enjoyed the antics of America’s favorite under the sea dweller Spongebob.  We braved the arctic blast to cut the ribbon on the mural today. Let’s recommit this holiday…

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Nickelodeon x Romero Britto x Spongebob’s 25th

New School Murals collab with Nickelodeon celebrates Spongebob’s 25th birthday and features art direction by Romero Britto & Marissa Molina. “If nautical nonsense be something you wish…” We are so excited to announce Thrive Collective’s newest school murals collab, this time with Nickelodeon and famed pop artist Romero Britto to celebrate Spongebob’s 25th birthday. The…

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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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Everybody Dance Now x Art of Healing

“This past weekend EDN had the honor of participating in yet another Art of Healing event where community leaders and organizations gather to help #endgunviolence. Gun violence is a huge epidemic across the US and thanks to @nycthrive and @manhattanda we were able to give something back in protest.” – Everybody Dance Now Video features…

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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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Art of Healing 2019: East Harlem Photo Diary

The second annual Art of Healing Festival returned to East Harlem on Saturday, June 29, 2019. 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 violence. A Tradition Of Healing Continues The seed…

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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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#WhatComesNextProject on Social

Thank you, Clorox, for helping amplify the story! Here are just a few recent posts on Instagram. Check the latest here.   View this post on Instagram   Sunday I had the honor of attending the grand opening of a new community center in West Oakland with @urbanlifementors + @nycthrive. The center is conveniently located…

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