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Meet Our New Scholarship Recipients

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Eliza Nyemah – Liberia Eliza contracted malaria as a child which affected her ability to walk. She survived poverty and Civil war and was finally taken in by Sister Sponsa at the Mission... READ MORE

Where Are They Now?

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In this episode of “Where are They Now?” we hear from former scholarship recipient Kevin Fraji of Nairobi, Kenya! “It’s been a good experience (both good and bad) since l graduated five years... READ MORE

Pasadena Art Camp Cancelled

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We have sad news to report that our annual Art Camp in Pasadena in partnership with Montrose Church – Bresee Campus has been cancelled due to a Covid outbreak that impacted some staff... READ MORE

We’re going to NYC!

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 WE’RE GOING TO NYC  This seems unreal, but our film “Young Roots, Deep Rhymes: a film about Priest” is an official selection in the Hip Hop Film Festival NYC “Priest Jones is a young... READ MORE

Hope Art Exploration 2021!

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We just finished our eleventh year offering Art Exploration classes for middle school students during summer session at Hope Academy! This year we offered five class options: Spoken Word with Joe Davis, Visual... READ MORE

Meet Terry and Damian

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Meet our newest Artist Mentors who will be working with Hope Academy students! Terry Vincent – Minneapolis, MN (photo above) Terry Vincent (Terry V) is a local artist, producer, and designer who makes... READ MORE