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  • April 6, 2022

    Self Care Saturday

    Join us on April 9th for #empowering wellness activities designed to help you practice #selfcare everyday to thrive 365 days a year! 🕶 First 500 registrants will receive a FREE custom kit to use during the day!! Registration closes April 6th!! Register today to save your spot for Self-Care Saturday!! 📅 Link here: https://www.nike.com/experiences/details/1648047428025

  • January 13, 2022

    Groundswell is a 2022 Spark Prize Award Winner!!

    It was announced today by the Brooklyn Community Foundation that Groundswell is one of five recipients to their $100,000 Spark Prize, the only award of it’s kind honoring long-standing nonprofits that have “sparked change” across Brooklyn.

  • January 1, 2022

    Groundswell Q&A with National Academician, Odili Donald Odita

    This past summer, Groundswell youth artists participating in our Summer Leadership Institute had the opportunity to work closely with Odili Donald Odita, a National Academician – an exclusive community of artists and architects who are elected by their peers in recognition of extraordinary contributions to art and architecture in America – with the National Academy of design. The critically acclaimed abstract painter and professor of Painting, Drawing and Sculpture at the Tyler School of Art and Architecture at Temple University in Philadelphia was kind enough to sit with us and provide some insight into his influences and background.