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Summer 2013 video

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Harambee

Harambe is our morning celebration of learning and inspirational moment held daily before classes at the Arts & Tech Academy of Ballou HS in Washington, DC. Facilitator of Harambe session is Baba Ras D of Revel Youth Shine (RYS) & Guerilla Arts Ink, LLC (www.wethewilling.org)

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DC Achievers and College Success Foundation (CSF)

What DC Youth Need (Achievers DC Scholars) A short video piece produced by a class of Achievers DC Scholars. Over 300 DC youth were awarded $50k scholarships from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to use toward the college of their choice. This video represents work done during their requisite summer program. (Produced in partnership with Guerilla Arts, Ink.) DC Youth Anti-Drug PSA (Achievers DC Scholars) A short video piece produced by a class of Achievers DC Scholars. Over 300 DC youth were awarded $50k scholarships from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to use toward...

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DC Achievers @ Howard University

This summer Guerilla Arts hosted the GA Summer Arts Boot Camp (GASABC) in partnership with the DC Achievers Program and the College Success Foundation (CSF). The CSF was generously funded in 2001 with a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The DC Achievers Program provides college readiness, mentoring and support, as well as scholarship financial aid for four years, to over 300 Washington, DC high school students. The GASABC took place on the campus of historic Howard University, and provides various arts and cultural offerings for students, to balance out and complement the rigorous...

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GA partners with Northern Virginia Urban League (NVUL) in Alexandria, VA

Earlier this Year, GA partnered with the Northern Virgina Urban League to provide programming for their student programs held in the historic Freedom House in downtown Alexandria, VA. The three month workshop series exposed students to media literacy exercises through the Hip Hop Educational Literacy Program (H.E.L.P.), as well as character development and group dynamic through the aquatic science program, Slickfish, Led by Guerilla Artist and Slickfish founder, Jay Coleman, students researched the fish, led in a dissection of a baby shark, and set up a 29-gallon saltwater fish tank, filled with...

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Meet Ras D

Harambe is a celebration of learning and inspirational moment held daily before classes at the Arts & Tech Academy of Ballou HS in SE, Washington, DC., and at Cesar Chavez Parkside in NE, Washington, DC. Facilitator of Harambe session is Baba Ras D of Revel Youth Shine (RYS) & Guerilla Arts Ink, LLC "Harambe" is a Kiswahili term that means "We agree to come together and pull together to ensure the victory of Light Over Darkness, Good Over Evil, Love Over Hate, and Life Over Death". This is the vibration we are striving to engage our children in, when many of them are surrounded by despair....

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Ballou S.HS. Hoops for Homeless Tournament, 10/22/11

Ballou S.H.S. Hoops For Homeless Tournament, 10/22/11 - Images by Jati Lindsay

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Guerilla Arts Afterschool Program

Guerilla Arts Afterschool Program at Ballou HS, Washington, DC Garfield Terrace Open House

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Class is in Session!

This is a video clip from a recent HELP workshop with a group of dedicated Ballou HS students during our daily afterschool program.

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GAP at Ballou HS for 2011 Day of Service

Press release below. For photos, go here: January 14, 2011 GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY STUDENTS TO MAKEOVER FIVE D.C. WARD 8 PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN HONOR OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY GW President Steven Knapp, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, White House Director of Domestic Policy Melody Barnes, Congresswoman Eleanor-Holmes Norton and Ward 8 Council member Marion Barry to Help Close the Day's Events at 1 :45 p.m. JAN. 17, 2011 EVENT: More than 500 members of The George Washington University community will partner with local organization, Guerilla Arts Ink, a community-based organization...

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