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Websites: Arts & Community
Invites established and aspiring black artists to North Philadelphia, Pa., to give lectures, performances and educational programs.
Community Arts Network
The Community Arts Network (CAN) project promoted information exchange, research and critical dialogue within the field of community-based arts, that is, art made as a voice and a force within a specific community of place, spirit or tradition.
BuildaBridge - BuildaBridge
BuildaBridge is a non-profit 501(c)3 arts education and intervention organization that engages the transformative power of the arts to bring hope and healing to children, families, and communities in the tough places of the world. BuildaBridge motivates, enlists, trains, and connects those with artistic gifts with those in greatest need.
Center for the Arts
New Jersey-based organization focused on youth development through the arts. Drug- and alcohol-abuse prevention programs.
Healing Art Missions
Healing Art Missions exists to support those in need around the world. Beginning in 1998, we have been supporting the people of Haiti in the areas of health, nutrition, education, housing, and social justice. Our work is committed to fostering the dignity of the individual, respecting the ways of the community, and reflecting the strength of a loving God.
International Expressive Arts Therapy Association
Professional guild and network for the expressive arts field. Artists, educators, therapists, students, psychologists, counselors, philosophers, musicians, poets, authors, designers. Mainly individuals interested in combining the arts to support well-being and growth. 100% member-supported.
National Association for Poetry Therapy
International membership organization of poets, writers, journalkeepers, helping professionals, health care professionals, and educators who work in mental health, medical, geriatric, therapeutic, educational and community settings. Encompasses bibliotherapy (interactive use of literature) and journal therapy (the use of life-based reflective writing) as well as therapeutic storytelling, the use of film in therapy, and other language-based healing modalities. Publications, annual conference, new
National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership
The National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership (NNIP) is a collaborative effort by the Urban Institute and local partners to further the development and use of neighborhood-level information systems in local policymaking and community building.
Raw Art Works
Youth mentoring program at RAW Art Works in Lynn, Mass., where youth 15-20 meet weekly for training and then collaborate with art therapists in leading groups.
UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center - Art For Recovery
Art for Recovery provides a safe environment where adults can express the intense feelings that arise in life-threatening illnesses