Avshi Weinstein, Violinmaker and Co-founder of “Violins of Hope”

Our latest shared story is with Avshi Weinstein, a violinmaker and co-founder of Violins of Hope. In December 2018, we had an opportunity to meet with Avshi and film an interview with him to learn about how his family’s violin business and Violins of Hope. Read more about the story here. by by

Our latest workshop “Make Art Not War”

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The Arts Institute and the Performing Arts Department at Montgomery College in Rockville, MD hosting our workshop "Make Art Not War", Arts Responses to Oppression. Students and faculty participated in our program and are featured in our highlight video, above. by by

Make Art Not War

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We are leading a workshop "Power Plays: Make Are Not War" at Montgomery College, Thursday, November 8, 2018 9:30-10:45am. This workshop is open to the public. Please join us. by by

Support Root Foundation for Children in Rwanda

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The Root Foundation Rwanda is proud of the work it has accomplished in the past and is glad for all its friends and supporters that have helped to achieve these great results. However, due to continuous financial shortages, we have, as an organization that is solely based on voluntary work, reached a point where we […]

Connecting Classrooms working with Uganda

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  Thank you to all participants from Nawe Osobola Mcing Project Uganda for working with us in our Connecting Classrooms Workshop last Tuesday.  We loved that your group included participants of all ages from 7 years old to 71! Mc Emilie 22, Brian Kyakabii 51, Sulphure 18, Godfrey mugerwa 19, Ramthan Mawa 16, William Oskol 71, Doticom safiu 20, Makweta eto 20, Daniel […]

South Sudan—Changing Minds from Bullets to Books

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Bullets to Books — The Feature Documentary Film   by by

Connecting Classroom in Uganda and Rwanda on Sept 18th

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We are excited to lead our Connecting Classrooms between kids in Rwanda and Kigali on September 18th!!!! by by

Online Exhibition of Creative Responses

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Take a look at these inspiring art responses from student participants in our Pittsburgh workshops!   Mt. Lebanon Mellon Middle School Choral Students from Peters Township High School by by

Our Amazing Experience in Pittsburgh, PA!

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Take a look! Want to share with you highlights we captured of our experience a couple of weeks ago in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Sarah Baumgarten and I led The Jüdische Kulturbund Project's workshop, "Music + Art: Exploring Responses to Oppression" and loved working with students from various middle- and high-schools.     by by