On September 7, 2019, Rebuild Foundation hosted Soul Power Cypher Vol. 3 in collaboration with BraveSoul Movement at the Stony Island Arts Bank. This all ages street dance jam was the culmination of a summer of youth programming hosted by BraveSoul Movement at Dorchester Art & Housing Collaborative. We are so grateful to BRAVEMONK and Kelsa Robinson, the Founders of BraveSoul, and to all of the artists, performers, and participants who make this program so special. Read on for Brave’s recap.
We are pleased to announce our new programming partner 826CHI, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting students ages 6 to 18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write. In partnership with Rebuild, 826CHI is hosting writing workshops for young people ages 14-24 at the Stony Island Arts… Learn More
The Rebuild Foundation is piloting its first ever Southside Teen Poet Ambassadors Program, a program designed to cultivate a cohort of six disciplined, ambitious high school poets for a six-month ambassadorship from January-June 2018. Using the Stony Island Arts Bank as their home base, the Southside Teen Poet Ambassadors will write and critique extensively within… Learn More
This is a guest post by Savannah Wood June 1 marked the first day of Rebuild Foundation’s Sewing/Textile Arts Program. This class teaches middle- and high-school aged students basic sewing and design skills, focusing on embellishment and reworking existing garments, while fostering conversations about personal style. In our first session at Dorchester Projects, we created… Learn More
This summer, Rebuild Foundation shared in Takashi Horisaki’s ongoing Social Dress sculpture series. Takashi, a Brooklyn-based, Japanese-born artist, continued his series with Social Dress St. Louis: Learning and Unlearning – a course of place-driven latex casting workshops in partnership with the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, and organized by Los Caminos, a curatorial concept by friends Cole Root and Francesca Wilmott…
On Saturday, May 19, we had the first of our May volunteer work days at 1415 Mallinckrodt in an attempt to get the building ready for our first summer of programming in the space. It was a hot day, but we managed to get a lot of valuable work done thanks to our dedicated helpers,… Learn More
Wednesday, February 29th, we had a lot to celebrate. Normandy School District middle schoolers participating in the Wyman Teen Outreach Program (T.O.P.) after school, had invited friends, family and other community leaders to share in what they’ve learned from their experience so far this year. Wyman T.O.P. is a national initiative integrated into schools and… Learn More