2012

Wellness Works – May 17th 2012

Posted by on May 17, 2012 in 2012, AFTA Exhibitions, Wellness | Comments Off on Wellness Works – May 17th 2012

  Contributing AFTA Artists Featuring the work of: Paula Babakhanloo, Christopher Casanova, YaYa Chou, Lynn Coleman, Sergio Coronado, Shannon Curfman, Molly Enholm, Joy Feuer, Kathie Foley- Meyer, Chris Ghantous, Vince Gonzales, Donna Grillo, Minas Halaj, Kimberlynn Holm, Astrelle Johnquest, Lisa Occhipinti, Philip Lumbang III, Ceres Madoo, Heather Morrow, Robert Oblon, Rebecca Pollack, Nate Rosser, Gwen Samuels, Nina Savill, Karen Sikie, Sally Ann-Stahl, William Stranger, Lydia Tjioe Hall, Dana L. Walker, Christine Wilson, Mary Kay Wilson, Xenia Zampolli. Partners Los Angeles Trust for Children’s Health Formed in 1991, the Los Angeles Trust for Children’s Health (the LA Trust) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization working to improve the health of nearly 700,000 children of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). The LA Trust provides strategic funding and support for the LAUSD Wellness Networks, school health centers and other student health services; increases public awareness of and advocates for effective responses to critical health needs of children. Programs supported by the LA Trust have provided in excess of 200,000 healthcare visits annually to the students of LAUSD. LA Trust California School Health Centers Association The California School Health Centers Association (CSHC) is the statewide organization leading the movement to put health care where kids are — in school. Our mission is to improve the health and academic success of children and youth by advancing health services in schools. We envision a day when all of California’s children and youth are healthy and achieving at their full potential. School Health Centers Sponsors   Kaiser Permanente Supervisor Mark Ridley Thomas St. John’s Well Child & Family Center David Wright Tremaine, LLP The Los Angeles Fund for Public Education Watts Health Press Press Release Support Wellness Works Sponsor Opportunities Donate Auction Items Wellness Works at Barnsdall Gallery Theatre will showcase art created & donated by 32 Los Angeles based artists. Each one-of-a-kind work of art will incorporate reclaimed materials from the recently demolished automotive/machine shop at Hollywood High School; the future site of a new school-based health center. Wellness Works brings together the combined energies of ART from the ashes (AFTA), Los Angeles Trust for Children’s Health (LA Trust) and California School Health Centers (CSHC). The LA Trust and CSHC support current and emerging school health centers by promoting school wellness, advocating for improved school health policy and helping communities start-up and sustain school health centers. Works of art created by AFTA and participating artists symbolize how students’ lives can be transformed when they have access to healthcare. Creative...

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Texas Exhibition 2012

Posted by on Mar 26, 2012 in 2012, AFTA Exhibitions, Art Programming, Disaster Relief, Texas | Comments Off on Texas Exhibition 2012

In September 2011, the most destructive in Texas history raged through Bastrop County, TX. The Bastrop County Complex Fire destroyed 1,667 homes, destroyed 33,033 acres and claimed two lives. Known as the Lost Pines Region, this blaze devastated the population of its signature Loblolly pine and further compromised the habitat of the endangered Houston Toad.

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