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There are half a million homeless people in the US, with 60,000 homeless people in New York City alone? A third of the country lives in poverty. Between 1/3 and 1/2 of those living in poverty have mental illness and … Continue reading

It is no secret that drawchange believes in the power of the arts in the development of children. There are countless studies and anecdotes, our own among them, that illustrate the ways in which participating in creative pursuits bolster children’s academic … Continue reading

We provide art-therapy based programming to Atlanta’s homeless children for many reasons. Not only can creating art vastly improve mental health in various ways, but it can improve children’s success in schools. While schools are cutting back on arts programming, there … Continue reading

drawchange is a 501c(3) dedicated to breaking the cycle of poverty by providing impoverished children with empowering art experiences. Disclaimer: We love ‘art for arts sake’ and are not against it. Our aim with this article is to fully explain … Continue reading

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There may be some truth to the idea that poverty may lead to bad or less than satisfactory education as expressed in an article in the Huffington Post. However, all the blame cannot be put on how much money a family … Continue reading

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