H.E.L.P

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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Guerilla Arts Afterschool Program – Jobs Available NOW!!!

WE NEED YOUR HELP!!  ARTISTS!  PROFESSIONALS!  YOUTH ADVOCATES!  CONCERNED CITIZENS! We are hiring tutors, arts instructor and administrative positions for now, so PLEASE EMAIL ASHERU@WETHEWILLING.ORG TODAY!!! Through a 21st Century Learning Communities grant, Guerilla Arts is pairing up wth Howard University's Center for Urban Progress (CUP) and Neighborhood Networks to provide afterschool academic and arts enrichment to the surrounding Garfield Terrace and Park Morton Housing Developments. As a result, the Guerilla Arts Afterschool Program (GAP) will provide authentic, arts-based exposure...

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Recent Press on H.E.L.P.

Over the last few months, I have been able to get some local media coverage around H.E.L.P. in the classroom: The first was this article, written by Marcus Moore for the Montgomery County (MD) Gazette. The article follows a teacher by the name of Helen Dana, who is using H.E.L.P. in her classes at Quince Orchard High School. Helen is an inspiration for other teachers who are looking for new and innovative ways to make the content connect with their students everyday lives. The next big look we got was on local News Channel 8 and NBC affiliate News Channel 4. Here are the videos: (Notice...

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