Working Classroom's Theater ensemble has been busy this year! To read more about it, check out the press release on The Education Project's homepage. Mark your calendars! Saturday, August 6th @ 7:00PM The Education Project presents Return of the Moment!
This week, students in Working Classroom's Introductory Mural Apprentice Program finished their contribution to Phase II of the Washington Mural Project led by local artist Nani Chacon. Many thanks to you all for dedicating yourselves to the revitalization of the Washington Middle School campus and Downtown Albuquerque!
Washington M.S. Mural
(2015) marked the completion of Phase I of Albuquerque's largest mural, located at the track and field of Washington Middle School in downtown Albuquerque. Check out this fabulous documentary named after the mural, "Resilience" created by videographer Dominic Pettine and apprentices Angelina Romano and Sydney Vernon!
Youth Employment Summer!
Thanks to S.W.O.P.’s
YES! program, passionate young artists have been able to enhance their skills while assisting us with some outstanding projects including; generating merchandise to promote the Washington Middle School Mural Project, graphic design, event promotion and New Media Program development!
to our YES! interns (top-left first): Ana Palma, Tarynn D’Innovati, Nujhat Adrita, Team Lead Adrianna Ortiz, Analy Morales, Keily Castro, Elijah Chavez (Not a YES intern, but an Education Project intern and Advanced Mural Apprentice), Carlos Gabaldon, and last but not least David De La Cruz.
Youth Employment Summer!
This summer, alumna Adriana Ortiz joins Working Classroom as our S.W.O.P YES! (Youth Employment Summer) Program Team Lead. Her mission is to help other YES! interns set goals and grow during their internship at Working Classroom. YES! interns aim to develop skill sets while making meaningful relationships with organizations that are rooted in community.
Working Classroom recently collaborated with Kellogg Foundation
with Kellogg Fellows and guest artists to celebrate the culture and richness of our state through photo/video portraits that document New Mexican knowledge and resourcefulness in providing delicious, healthy food for their families through times of scarcity and abundance. STAY TUNED for digitized versions of our student works!
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