It's been a very busy, but fruitful and exciting summer!
Here are some updates for you, and new things to look out for.
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We're experiencing great leaps and tremendous momentum as we approach the end of Summer 2016. This past month alone, we brought on 6 brand new teaching artists
and we will be 
receiving 
our 4th award this year! 
Our after school program is getting ready to kick off, and we've got some awesome events coming up, including the Self as Super Hero Exhibit Event at Flax Art & Design
and our AHC Gala 2016: 27 Years of Building Legacy.
We Got Another Award!

We are so excited to receive our  4th award this year!

On September 26th, the Attitudinal Healing Connection will be the recipient of the 2016 Community Peace Award at this year's State of the 18th Assembly District Address and Awards Ceremony.

The award will be presented by Assemblymember Rob Bonta  in recognition of our "critical work to empower the community to reject violence and work toegether to bring healing through art, music, and other forms of creative expression."





WOLLP Enrollment is Open!

We are accepting applications for enrollment in our West Oakland Legacy & Leadership Project (WOLLP).

WOLLP engages West Oakland Youth in grades 9 and 10 in creating art, increasing environmental awareness, and developing skills in leadership and advocacy.  Our after school program kicks off in October, and participating students will earn a stipend.

Space is limited, so enroll today!

For more info, please contact our program manager Justin Metoyer Mullon at legacyproject@ahc-oakland.org , or 510-652-5530.

Self as Super Hero Exhibit Event at Flax Art & Design

We invite you to our Self as Super Hero Exhibit's closing reception on  Saturday, October 1st from 1pm - 3pm at Flax Art & Design.

Since July 21st , select art created by our students have been on exhibit at Flax's Art & Design store in Oakland.

T he life-sized portraits are for sale, with 50% of the proceeds going directly to the student artists, and the other 50% going towards the future work of ArtEsteem.

For more information please contact us  or give us a call at 510-652-5530.
AHC Gala 2016: 27 Years of Building Legacy

Please join us at our  o
Saturday, November 5th, 2016
from 6pm - 11pm at Scott's Seafood Pavilion.

Guests will enjoy great food and drink, a silent auction, cultural and musical entertainment, our key-note speaker OUSD Superintendent Mr. Antwan Wilson, testimonials from our program participants, and  our Super Hero Awards!




Back to School is Here!

We will begin this academic year serving 11 Oakland and 
4 San Francisco Schools, including Hoover Elementary, Westlake Middle, Oakland Tech High and more!

Our in-school and after-school Art Enrichment and Education programs work with both students and teachers.

Our classes offer lessons in Visual and Cultural Art, that combine Attitudinal Healing concepts in an art integrated curriculum linked to Common Core.




A Special Goodbye from 
Erica Wheeler-Dubin

It is with sadness that we announce departure of Erica Wheeler-Dubin, our ArtEsteem Program Manager. 

We will surely miss the amazing energy and passion Erica has brought to our ArtEsteem program. We wish Erica the best as she works towards her dreams of becoming a Counseling Psychologist.
Thank you NECA for your generous donation! 

For the 2nd year in a row, AHC was chosen to be the recipients of an annual proceeds benefit by the Northern California Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA).

Staff from NECA, including Scot VanBuskirk, Julie Russell, and our very own board member Kurt Brinkman stopped by the AHC office today to award AHC with a check worth $7,500!   Our work is possible because of your continued support.  We are so honored to receive your donation for the second year in a row!

"Now is the only time there is, and each
instant is for giving."
Our work is made possible because of supporters like you.
Please make a donation today!
T H A N K   Y O U   F O R   R E A D I N G !