Thrive CA

Private Clients Support the Cause

New in 2021 After years of one-off commissions for corporate events and private spaces, Thrive Collective proudly launches Thrive Private Clients in January 2021. Join a Community of Art Buyers who Choose Thrive Thrive Private Clients offers a double bottom line. Clients can trust that when they hire us to advance their mission, they support…

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Post COVID Mural Making

In 2020, despite COVID-19 scheduling disruptions and NY’s months-long stay home order, our incredible team of artists and students completed 30 public art murals after the city began reopening in July. Check out our full Murals portfolio here. Many of the projects that were canceled in 2020 have been rescheduled for 2021. Cheers to a…

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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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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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My X-Men and Women

June 15, 2019 Spoken Word by Javier Reyes at the grand opening of the UrbanLife Youth and Family Center (Oakland), with Thrive Collective and Clorox.

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Thrive Your Way in Oakland City Center

Details, Details X Thrive Your Way

Jeremy knew it was going to be a great weekend celebrating Thrive Collective’s Oakland outpost when the first words he saw getting off the BART from the airport were, “Thrive Your Way.” Shortly afterward, he arrived at the future UrbanLife Youth and Family Center to find partners and volunteers hard at work preparing for Saturday’s…

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Clorox Oakland location

Coming to Oakland: Clorox X Thrive 2.0

For the second consecutive year, Clorox sponsors Thrive to beautify a youth arts space. Thrive Collective and URBANLIFE with Clorox The Power of Clean The power of clean can make a difference in peoples’ lives and communities. Join Thrive Collective and URBANLIFE Mentors, in partnership with the Clorox What Comes Next Project, to set the…

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Good Morning San Diego: First Lady Endorses Concrete and Canvas

We proudly honor Carlos Nicasio and Thrive Collective’s San Diego affiliate Concrete and Canvas today. Watch First Lady Katherine Faulconer of San Diego commend his great work, forecast today’s “Neighborhood Experience” event with One San Diego that features live painting by C&C artists, and surprise him with a grant on live television.

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Celebrating Concrete & Canvas

We join Thrive Collective’s first national affiliate Concrete & Canvas in celebrating the recently completed San Diego’s Mosaic fall community mural intensive at the corner of S. 43rd Street & National Avenue in Southcrest. Mayor Kevin Faulconer and Chief of SDPD David Nisleit joined One San Diego, neighborhood volunteers and families, and collaborating sponsors Concrete…

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Thrive or Die (on the West Side)

This weekend, New York City bid farewell (for now) to a Thrive Collective original, as Kekoa returned to Oakland after a nearly two decade run in the Big Apple. Even as he brings Thrive Collective with him to the Bay, he leaves his mark in scores of schools and communities throughout our great City. As…

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