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Norris Square Neighborhood Projects

Norris Square Neighborhood Project members got their creative reuse on at a local after-school youth arts program! Staff members Katherine and Marian came to the re looking to supplement their crafting supplies for an upcoming sewing project. They were able to find fabrics, buttons, appliqués, thread, and other sewing notions to help make the project a success. They students made hoodies, scarves, t-shirts, and more! Many of the students were using the fun projects to learn how to use sewing machines. Norris Square Neighborhood Project’s Mission is to promote positive change through youth education, community leadership, green spaces, the arts, and … Continue reading

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Reclaimed Classroom supplies for the Thea Bowman Women’s Center

Kit Horan, Director of the Thea Women’s Center, found an inexpensive chalkboard we saved from a film set to organize the thoughts, ideas, and activities at their wonderful day center that “aims to create a network of women in the Kensington area from all walks of life”: WE LOVE IT! It saves me the from the constant interrogating of what’s for lunch? What are the meeting topics this week? What’s my chore for the day? When’s our next yoga class? It is the center of communication and announcements for Thea. The ladies also like to write positive quotes on it to inspire … Continue reading

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