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  • Summer Employment Trucks On
    Summer Employment Trucks On
      With a coffee and a Coca-Cola in hand, we went walking around to ask what people were doing in the studio during week two of summer employment. In communications,...
  • The Pace of Hard Work
    The Pace of Hard Work
    Besides a couple of delicious donuts, the usual playtime was over starting this Monday at AS220 Youth. Before, people will come down to chill out. Now, it’s all hard work...
  • RI Training School Graduation: Congrats to RITS Class of 2014!
    RI Training School Graduation: Congrats to RITS Class of 2014!
      On June 17, 2014 , AS220 Youth joined the Rhode Island Training School in celebrating the students graduation! The students smiled proudly as they collected their diplomas, and joined...
  • RITS Woodworking: Spring 2014 Session
    RITS Woodworking: Spring 2014 Session
    Students at the Rhode Island Training School recently finished their second session of the woodworking class that AS220 offers.  Participants received certificates in both band and rotary tools under the...
  • Miguel's Adventures: Postcards From The Road
    Miguel’s Adventures: Postcards From The Road
    Here at AS220 Youth we’ve been missing Miguel Rosario! He’s been not only a friend, but family to everyone here! He’s recently set off on a road trip for his...
  • Pell Awards Extravaganza: Ronya's All Access Pass
    Pell Awards Extravaganza: Ronya’s All Access Pass
    On June 9,2014 I attended the 2014 Pell Awards. You might be wondering, “What are the Pell Awards?” The Pell Awards are a Trinity Repertory Company annual fundraiser started 1997...
  • IT IS HAPPENING! AS220 Youth Bus Shelters
    IT IS HAPPENING! AS220 Youth Bus Shelters
    AS220 Youth Bus Shelters are being installed for the launch of RIPTA’s rapid bus transit line ribbon cutting! After many months of hard work and crazy making the images and...
  • Catherine Reflects: Catherine's Intern Experience
    Catherine Reflects: Catherine’s Intern Experience
    When I think about my time as an intern at AS220 I feel very happy. Over the past year I have had an internship with AS220 through The Met School....
  • Featured Poem: "2014" by Ronya Traynham
    Featured Poem: “2014″ by Ronya Traynham
    Youth member Ronya Traynham has been all sorts of busy! She’s played a key role in planning & organizing our Will to Adorn event, designed mesmerizing Adinkra jackets, created a...
  • Mural Crew Completes Another Commission
    Mural Crew Completes Another Commission
    The South Broad St. jobs just keep coming for the AS220 Youth Mural Crew. Their impossible-to-miss Washington Park Library mural attracted the attention of the owner of a nearby jewelry store, who...
  • The Hidden Truth: Myths Edition
    The Hidden Truth: Myths Edition
    AS220 Youth is pleased to present our latest issue of The Hidden Truth, our very own all-original literary magazine. This issue is unique: it’s all about myths. Yes, myths, as...
  • Afterschool Innovator Award: AS220 Youth Wins National Award
    Afterschool Innovator Award: AS220 Youth Wins National Award
    The Afterschool Alliance recently honored AS220 Youth with the 2014 MetLife Foundation Afterschool Innovator Award. The award, sponsored by MetLife Foundation, recognizes the program’s success in providing arts education, mentorship...
  • Spring Video Crits! Katie from Seven Swords Offers Insight
    Spring Video Crits! Katie from Seven Swords Offers Insight
    On Tuesday, May 13th the many video-makers here in the studio convened for our video critiques. We were lucky to have our videos looked at by a local professional in...
  • Poetry Broadsides: AS220 Teams Up Central Falls High School
    Poetry Broadsides: AS220 Teams Up Central Falls High School
    For the second time, AS220 Youth has teamed up with Central Falls High School and author Tina Cane in creating beautiful poetry broadsides. These broadsides feature poetry written by students...
  • Excitement @ McGrath! AS220 Brightens McGrath Judicial Complex
    Excitement @ McGrath! AS220 Brightens McGrath Judicial Complex
    Ever wondered what the most unusual place for an AS220 Youth art gallery could be? Well, on April 26th we found out the answer to that question as AS220 Youth had...