In the News: The Power of Creative Expression

“Youth Actors Chronicle a Struggle to Heal in ‘The Sandy Monologues'”

From 'The Sandy Monologues' (Falconworks Artists Group / Facebook)

From ‘The Sandy Monologues’ (Falconworks Artists Group / Facebook)

We loved this NPR story. The arts helped youth, and an entire diverse community, heal and unite in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. They used theater as a tool for reckoning with the harsh inequity of disaster response. Creative expression also built bridges between previously disconnected neighbors. Click here to listen.

Our arts-rich Creative Community Model uses creative expression to promote similar healing in traumatized populations. See stories of PYE’s model at work with refugee youth in Greece to First Nations communities in BC Canada.

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