Monday, April 14, 2014

Our Arts to End Violence Deadline is Extended!

If you haven't yet submitted your art for this year's Arts to End Violence contest, there is still time! Our deadline is extended to April 15th, and is flexible. Contact us if you have questions! To submit your art, email Marlies at

Monday, March 10, 2014

Help Us Raise 10K in 47 Days!

We are in the midst of an Indiegogo campaign to help us raise funds for our Arts to End Violence Festival. Arts to End Violence includes a street festival, an art contest, a talent show, a gallery exhibit, and workshops. Please watch the video below to learn more about the campaign, spread the word, and donate here! Every contribution makes a difference. 

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Free Graffiti Arts Program for Teens

Hi-ARTS, an organization that combines hip-hop with theater, dance, music, and art, is now accepting applications for a FREE nine-week course teaching students graffiti techniques. Applications are due on March 28th. Click here to see a larger version of the flyer and the application.

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Arts to End Violence 2014 - Arts Contest

Arts to End Violence is a festival and contest that brings together some of the many artistic expressions of peace in our neighborhood and beyond in order to spread the message of nonviolence. We are getting excited for our fourth annual Arts to End Violence contest! The first deadline for our annual arts contest is April 10th, 2014. This year we are accepting only 2-D art, and we welcome all artists to submit their work that addresses the issue of violence. To submit to our contest or for more information, contact Marlies Talay at or at 718-773-6886.

Thursday, January 23, 2014

We Are Now Registering Families for the Fresh Air Fund

Every summer, the Fresh Air Fund provides free summer programs to the children of qualifying families, including summer camps and vacations with host families. We have applications in our office, and will be registering families on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday between 9:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Call 718-773-6886 for more information.