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Last House Standing

Last House Standing

The mission of BuildaBridge is to bring hope and healing to children, youth and communities in the tough places of the world through creative arts education and intervention. We engage artists, educators and creative art therapists in service to others. The Arts Relief and Development program focuses on Education, Healing and the Environment. Since 1997, our services have included creative arts camps, extended internships, special arts-based projects in all art forms, creative arts therapy, consulting, and training in education methods, therapeutic art and psychological first aid, and arts-based community development.

OUR FOCUS

Education
• Direct service with kids through trauma informed arts camps
• Artist teacher extended service
• Teacher training in arts-assisted curriculum
• Scholarships for to attend the Institute
• Literacy through art-making

Healing
• Peace-making and conflict resolution through drama in conflict areas
• Creative arts therapy for amputees in local hospitals and for traumatized children everywhere
• Training local artists in therapeutic art skills

Environment
• Incorporating sack gardening and composting in all work with children and youth
• Tree planting and landscaping
• Improving the aesthetic environment through murals, sculptures and other outdoor art

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2 Responses to “Home”

  1. Ron Hevey June 10, 2010 at 8:51 am #

    Thank You BuildaBridge volunteers for FOLLOWING UP and GOING BACK to help the children of Haiti. They will know they have not been forgotten and they will have hope.

  2. Kirsten Borror April 29, 2011 at 6:33 pm #

    Thanks for sending the info on the trip.
    I will share this with the group on Saturday.

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