Celebrating its third year, the Risa Wellness Project@THEARC provides accessible, high-quality mental health services (including counseling, psychiatric care, and art therapy) to low-income children and adolescents. In 2016, the Risa Fund worked to develop curriculum to launch personal journaling workshops at THEARC. Additionally, the Risa Fund is advancing THEARC's ArtReach art therapy program to foster…Read more
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The Brown University Tennis Team is pleased to announce this year's Marisa Schonfeld Bruno Award recipient. Ammu Mandalap received the prestigious award for her exemplary display of courage, determination, passion, commitment, sportsmanship and compassion, both on and off the court.Read more
Historically, the Anacostia River in Washington, D.C. has been perceived as the dividing line between the “haves” and the “have nots.” While prosperity, access and opportunity flourished west of the river, east of the river communities (Wards 7 and 8) found themselves locked in a cycle of failing schools, unemployment, crime and generational poverty. Ward…Read more
The opening reception for the 11th Street Bridge Park Mural Exhibit, a 55-foot wide mural created by local teen artists from Cesar Chavez Public Charter High School and ArtReach at THEARC, was held in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center on Tuesday, October 13, 2015.Read more
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