We empower children/youth and teachers in-at risk environments by building resilience and self-reliance and inspiring Hope and Peace through social & emotional education, and community & leadership development. Our research-based curriculum, paired with our creative and therapeutic partnerships, uses targeted activities to help students build resilience, self-reliance, social awareness, responsible decision-making, leadership, and positive relationships. Through both personal growth and community development, we seek to directly address the negative social, emotional, and environmental factors that contribute to trauma, disengagement, delinquency, and academic failure in youth.
Be the Peace – Be the Hope, our Social and Emotional Learning Healing Arts International program is led and supported by:
1- An international team of educators, therapists, artists, social workers, and community advocates.
2- Decades of combined experience in the educational, healing arts, mindfulness, self-development, and community development fields.
3- A collective of prominent Houston and International organizations including NGOs; Cultural Institutions; Community and Artistic non-profits, Private sponsors and Foundations, and Private Institutions including: Harris County Department of Education – Case for Kids, H.I.S.D., CFISD, Harris County Public Library, City of Houston, UNA-USA, Volunteer Houston, FotoFest International, The Menninger Clinic, the Houston Galveston Institute, The Center for the Healing Arts & Sciences, David Lynch Foundation, UHD, Rice University, HCC, the Boniuk Foundation, Rice University – Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance, Go Neighborhoods, The Alliance, Greater Houston Community Foundation, “HEB and Amegy Bank”
Whether you help through monetary donations, volunteering your time, or spreading our mission through word-of-mouth, thank you. We couldn't accomplish our goals without the help of supporters like you.
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Your generosity will allow us to continue to improve the life of under-served, vulnerable and at-risk youth.
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