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Healing Through Art
On August 25, 1998, Lauryn Hill released her Grammy Award–winning solo album, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, shaking up the music industry and changing “best of” lists forever. Just ahead of its 22-year anniversary, the powerful collection of songs is still shaping the lives of listeners — even ones who weren’t yet born when the album first dropped.
Using art to inspire and heal
Jonathan “GNO” White, Tyrone Crethers, King Shakur and Anita Crethers are pictured on Sept. 2 at South Dallas Cultural Center in Dallas. A group of artists make up the Art Inspired Healing Collective, which teaches kids how to regulate and express their emotions through art.
Meet Nikisha Patton of 2 Inspire Peace
Nikisha, can you briefly walk us through your story – how you started and how you got to where you are today.
2 Inspire Peace’s Art Inspired Healing Collective Receives Dallas City of Learning Neighbor Award
Through love and self-reflection — and with a little help from Lauryn Hill — 2 Inspire Peace turned the difficult circumstances of last summer into something beautiful. Over eight weeks, the nonprofit’s Art Inspired Healing Collective held “The Miseducation of Self,” which tied the Grammy Award–winner’s debut album, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill into the 12 Stages of Healing.
Joy @ The Polls
Joy @ The Polls remembering that your vote is your voice!
Come and celebrate your right to vote and poll watch with us.
There will be music, giveaways and of course our infamous #artinspired open-mic for artists or anyone looking to express their how you feel and the importance of civic engagement. Come walk the voting celebrity carpet in your best polling attire!
How a group of artists is using poetry to help kids in southern Dallas
It’s just one of the ways the Art Inspired Healing Collective is teaching the next generation the power of having an outlet to express themselves.