Our last showcase was on Friday, October 19th at the Manhattan Family Justice Center. The next day, we were featured at the Girl Scout Gold Award Project: Human Trafficking Awareness in Totowa, New Jersey. Thanks to your purchases, we are pleased to announce that our participants made $367 in sales! 100% of the net profit from these sales will go to the survivors who made your product.
In addition, htE received $133 in donations which will help support our next workshop cyc
January 26th marked the start of our new workshop term. We were met with a room full of old friends and new faces, all eager to get creative and learn new skills. To start off we began making vision boards; allowing participants to brainstorm ideas for future craft projects. The room was filled with a variety of textures, colors, patterns... and excited chatter! With ideas circulating, we began the second week with Sewing 101. Participants were given instruction on the funda
A few weeks before the event, I wasn't even sure I would attend the htE showcase for personal reasons. In the days before the event, I knew I had to be there. Friends would be attending and I really wanted to see them all; volunteers, participants with their kids, and of course Tanya and Andrew. All of the reasons I ended up going are unknown to me, but there is one reason that I'm sure of; a higher power brought me there. I was blessed to see some amazing friends that I know
Creative opportunities increase people’s perceived self-efficacy; the belief in their capabilities to complete tasks and manage situations. This perceived self-efficacy is imperative for the recovery of survivors of domestic abuse, whose confidence was chipped away by the cycle of violence... This was the result from Cody Tarantini's research and experience last semester, as she interned with here there and EVERYwhere in various areas including workshop facilitation, program