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  • Living their words

    07/21/2014 12:46:41 PM
    It was an amazing weekend with RHD's Philly Youth Poetry Movement competing in Brave New Voices with spoken word poets from around the world. Philly Youth Poetry Movement made the semi-finals; Washington DC poets won the grand slam. PYPM left it all on the stage; you're always number one...
  • Teachers Lead Philly

    07/17/2014 12:03:09 PM
    RHD's Teachers Lead Philly, an organization of practicing teachers working to transform the profession through promoting teacher-voice and leadership, is hosting its first Teacher Leadership Summer Institute July 21-23 at Swarthmore College. Eighteen teachers from Philadelphia schools will come together with members of several teacher organizations from around the...
  • Good luck, PYPM

    07/17/2014 10:49:52 AM
    RHD's Philly Youth Poetry Movement begins competition in the Brave New Voices Festival Friday. Get the full schedule here PYPM on NBC-10: Preparing for Brave New Voices CBS: Philadelphia Team Has Eye On the Prize in Poetry Competition The Philly Youth Poetry Movement gives young people their voice in...
  • Thanks, MFUGE

    07/15/2014 10:56:07 AM
    RHD's Coordinated Homeless Outreach Center welcomes MFUGE volunteers for the summer, helping CHOC support men and women in Montgomery County who are experiencing homelessness. Find out how you can help an RHD program in your area that works to empower people of all abilities as they build better lives for themselves,...
  • Fine Line

    07/14/2014 11:07:00 AM
    RHD's Fine Line Studios in Missouri is creating handmade animal toys, pet beds and even doggie hair bows to be donated to St. Animal Pet Adoptions, helping strays get the love and care they need. Fine Line Studios offers adults with disabilities an outlet for unbridled creativity and...
  • Lost Dreams on Canvas

    07/10/2014 11:00:59 AM
    RHD's Lost Dreams on Canvas displayed an exhibition at Temple University event on gun violence. Lost Dreams on Canvas focuses on the arts as a community development, anti-violence tool. Through programs, outreach and exhibitions it is a community gathering place for cultural enrichment, development of creativity and artistic ability,...
  • AMC Charity Golf Classic

    07/07/2014 10:23:13 AM
    Special thanks to AMC Plumbing & Heating for their annual Charity Golf Classic, benefitting RHD's Center For Creative Works . The event is held each year in memory of former CCW participant Chris Mundy. The AMC Charity Golf Classic has helped fund building renovations, increased staff development and more,...
  • RHD Rhode Island receives RISCA grant

    07/02/2014 10:41:20 AM
    RHD Rhode Island is the proud recipient of a RISCA Project Grant for Education. RHD Rhode Island will be working with artist Nora Rabins on a contemporary hand weaving project. RHD Rhode Island is a creative, fun, intellectually stimulating, art-based day program for people with developmental disabilities that provides family support...
  • PYPM

    07/01/2014 9:43:16 AM
    RHD's Philly Youth Poetry Movement was at the Urban Word Regional Slam in NYC. The Philly Youth Poetry Movement gives young people their voice in an effort to promote social change, cultural and ethnic diversity and positive self-esteem. PYPM provides a safe haven for not only expression, but a chance to...
  • 'Children are safe on my corner'

    06/27/2014 12:00:08 PM
    Carol, a client at RHD’s Progress Haven, finished her first year as a volunteer in Philadelphia’s “Safe Corridors” program, working as a crossing guard making sure children safely board the proper bus each morning. Progress Haven provides housing and transition services to chronically homeless couples. While Carol works toward...