Conferences

Jeremy Del Rio giving a speech

Tell a Better Story: Road Tripping

How are your communities partnering with students and public schools around the country? In the last three weeks, Jeremy Del Rio has shared the Thrive Collective story with artists, businesses, volunteers, nonprofits, and faith leaders in Atlanta, Colorado Springs, Memphis, and Phoenix. Invite him or one of our senior team members to speak at your next corporate or training…

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UFT Artists

NYCATA/UFT Conference for Arts Educators

For the second year in a row, we were privileged to teach at the accredited NYCATA/UFT 2017 Artworks Conference. Thank you, NYCATA, for trusting us with the privilege of engaging some of our City’s best and brightest educators. MURAL MAKING: PUBLIC ART TRANSFORMING PUBLIC SCHOOLS Empower students to create public art murals that transform public schools…

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Arise and Give Thanks

Thrive Collective presents “Give Thanks” to The Clemente Cultural Arts Center. Happy Thanksgiving! We at Thrive Collective have so much to be thankful for this year, most especially 2,800 arts and mentoring students at 23 of the 100 schools we served with 120 school partners — and the 800 volunteers, 40 artists, musicians, and filmmakers,…

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National Youth Workers Convention Features Thrive Collective

Youth Specialties featured the work of Thrive Collective at their 2016 National Youth Workers Convention in Cincinnati (Nov. 17-20, 2016). More than 3,000 youth workers from around the country heard the #BringArtBack story from the main stage, experienced it in the collaborative production of the Arise mural throughout the conference, and watched this moving documentary short featuring…

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Paul Curtis painting mural

Case Study: Leadership Summit

The Willow Creek Association’s Global Leadership Summit features 20/20 Vision for Schools this week. Summit speaker Michell Rhee (former Schools Chancellor of Washington, DC, and founder of Children First) will explore how educational inequity robs inner city children of the skills necessary to complete college and compete in an information economy. The Summit asked 20/20 director Jeremy Del…

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