Founded in 1967, Teachers & Writers Collaborative is one of the first writers-in-the-schools programs, with a 50+ year history of delivering innovative creative writing programs that increase access to the arts, build community, and amplify youth voices.
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T&W is honored to be named a winner of the 2023 NBCUniversal Impact Grant. We extend our gratitude to Comcast NBCUniversal! NBC 4 New York, Telemundo 47, and Comcast NBCUniversal recently announced the winners for their Impact Grant—given to local nonprofit organizations addressing their local communities’ needs. Grants were received for Next Generation Storytellers, Youth…
T&W recently partnered with the New York City Poetry Festival, Poetry Out Loud, and Urban Word NYC to host the 12th Annual Youth Poetry Festival! The Youth Festival is an NYC Poetry Festival highlight each year, catering to toddlers, teens, and everyone in-between. T&W provided writing activities and workshops for youth, and we produced…
This spring, older adults in Brooklyn immersed themselves in art through a Still Life Painting workshop we offered in partnership with with Griot Circle, an organization that provides programs and services to LGBTQ+ elders of color. The eight-week program included two visits to Brooklyn art galleries, and six weeks of creative exploration using acrylic paints…