At the intersection of arts, healing, and justice - One Village Healing [OVH] is an emerging New Haven based wellness and healing arts initiative dedicated to creating spaces, convenings, and programming, rooted in the values of the healing justice movement to collectively heal from the impact of systems of oppression so we can all live wildly liberated, connected, inspired, and healthy lives.
The CT branch of the 48 Hour Film Project which is the longest running timed film competition in the world. It is a fun, and energizing way to create short films and get those films screened at a movie theater. Some of these films go on to screen at Cannes! The NHV48HFP has been a creative outlet for filmmakers to work with together and expand the CT film community.
Orchid Blossom Mural
A three-story mural of lavender orchid blossoms on the side of the Hillside Family Shelter. Children in the community will be engaged to work collaboratively to paint the bottom.
Racial Equity Action and Community Healing
REACH is an initiative that promotes healing and partnerships among advocates, allies, healers, activists, civic and community leaders across Connecticut.
Cool Breeze Concert Series
A concert series designed to promote the variety and tradition of music, uniting the talents and styles of local and regional artists.
Creative Hearts’ mission is to create a positive and nurturing space that gives young people ages 8-18, the opportunity to find their voice and explore their own artistic talents and abilities.
A collection of artifacts from centuries of New Haven's long history organized in a way that tells the story of industry, culture, invention, and waves of immigrants who built the city.
The State House is a multi-purpose performance and arts venue located in New Haven’s Historic 9th Square whose mission is to mirror the cultural diversity of New Haven’s residents in its programming while also exposing New Haveners to some of the world’s greatest cultural performers.
A transformative literary arts program for New Haven's young people that builds and sustains liberated community by creating radically inclusive writing and performance programs founded in poetry, rap and song.
Annual celebration of books, literature and literary artists with the purpose of enhancing literacy while promoting awareness of local, regional and global artists of the Diaspora.
Gift-Passion-Purpose Project, Inc. was founded by Dr. Tiffany Jackson. The primary purpose is to nurture the musical gifts of aspiring singers and instrumentalists from underrepresented communities primarily in Connecticut.
A radio show, podcast, and website focused on recording inspiring stories of marginalized peoples and issues, in the realms of food, race, radical love, and creative social justice. The stories are recorded through audio, written, and photo mediums, with a focus on representing people’s narratives in their own voices.
A virtual stage around which people from across the city and beyond can gather to be awed, entertained, informed, and inspired by the gifts, knowledge, talent and ingenuity of their neighbors... all while supporting their work and the local economy.
A healing photographic experience for womxn on the path back to their bodies for the purpose of personal and collective liberation.
Interruptions Disrupting the Silence is a story about a middle class Suburban Urban family victimized by Gun Violence.
The History of Native Americans in Connecticut
This one hour documentary will tell the overarching story of Native Americans in our state - the original tribes, structures, governments, cultures, challenges and individual stories about members of the tribes over time up to the present day.
A premiere event produced by Top Secret Songwriter. Music industry professionals are invited as a special guest to be interviewed during a live Q&A. Next singer-songwriters have an opportunity to pitch their song live for the opportunity to land gigs and gain exposure.
A BIPOC centered co-working and co-creating space that exists to provide resources and culturally affirming space for artists of color to work, create, and collaborate.
Black Infinity Collective is a Blackity-Black-led and centered freedom fighting, movement building, liberation organization.
Boundless Literacy provides small-group, evidence-based reading instruction to students with reading deficits in Connecticut's districts of opportunity.
Reclaiming Our Whole Selves
ROWS is a white affinity healing space that will hold space for white folks to name and heal from the harmful impacts of socialization in a white supremacist society.
The Black Obsidian Men’s Group is creating spaces of intentional healing and growth specifically for black men. It's a space for wisdom and courage. A space where vulnerability and connection is fostered through group discussions, workshops, coaching and retreats.
Playmaking New Haven
Playmaking workshops, performance opportunities and mentorship for young artists.
Amplify the Arts Festival
Two-day Hamden festival with performances + artists booths showcasing local artists.
We’re The Groupchat in Podcast form here to Entertain, Inform and Inspire.
Ubuntu Storytellers’ purpose is to open our collective hearts through empathic listening, to engage in respectful honest dialogue to be moved to change.
A platform where you get to see your favorite hip hop industry and underground artists display their lyrical abilities on a show dedicated to the power of vocabulary.
The Breed Academy works with young urban professionals to build a career in the arts and entertainment sector.
Places to Go
A QPOC artist collective creating an open-source, alternative, interactive web platform to work with art and mental health. Provides a platform for youth to express their own ideas about mental health and create building blocks for further iterations of Places to Go.
A community focused art gallery committed to diversity, inclusion, education, and sustainability.