Archive for May 2023
Painting with Griot Circle
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…Read More
Announcing the first NYS Youth Poet Laureate!
Congratulations to Stephanie Pacheco of the Bronx and to runner-up, Sabrina Guo of Oyster Bay “Our stories are calling to be told. We are the storytellers and changemakers we’ve been waiting for.” — Stephanie Pacheco On April 28, 2023, 19-year-old Stephanie Pacheco of the Bronx was named the inaugural New York State Youth…Read More