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ExYo Says Goodbye to a Very Special Friend ūüźĺ

July 26, 2021

Charlie was our studio therapy dog, both an¬†emotional support and¬†friend to all at¬†Express Yourself. With great pleasure¬†and a wagging tale, he¬†welcomed kids¬†that may have been hesitant to come into the studio for the first…

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Cummings Foundation Make a Difference Dollars awarded to ExYo

July 22, 2021

We received a wonderful surprise this morning¬†from the Cummings Foundation– a gift of $20,000 Make a Difference Dollars donation¬†supporting our¬†adjacent¬†new Studio Bee!¬†¬†Cummings Site Visit Committee Volunteers¬†Cam Brown¬†of King Fish¬†and Albert¬†Lanzillottii, II CPA,¬†nominated our¬†organization¬†for this…

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Summertime in the Studio

July 15, 2021

Express Yourself‚Äôs summer 1:1 Come Together pilot program kicked-off this week, welcoming back youth to the studio after a year of virtual learning.¬† Many new youths joined ExYo during the pandemic and this was…

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ExYo Mentor accepted to Simmons University

June 24, 2021

We extend a huge congratulations to longtime Express Yourself participant & mentor Brylee Guilmet on being accepted into Simmons University for Library Sciences. Brylee has been an integral part of the Express Yourself family…

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ExYo Youth Emerge with Resilience

June 16, 2021

This week we wrap up youth programming for the 2020-2021, after a full year of a challenging pandemic. We are incredibly proud of our youth for all they have accomplished in this past year…

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IMAGINE NATION Outdoor Drive In Theater Performance at the North Shore Music Theater  

June 7, 2021

What a show! We want to extend a giant THANK YOU to everyone involved in making this creative outdoor performance¬†a night to remember!¬†   This on demand performance will be hosted on our website…

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It’s almost showtime!

May 19, 2021

We‚Äôre super excited to share our culminating virtual performance. ¬† Watch¬†this¬†creative¬†collaboration¬†featuring¬†our¬†amazing¬†EXYO¬†youth,¬†staff, and¬†special guest artists. Each participant has contributed in some way to this truly unique celebration of joy and resilience.¬†   Featured works created…

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Ghost Light Series at the Boch Center Wang Theatre with Special Guest Ricky Duran

May 13, 2021

For 26 years our annual performance has taken place at the Boch Center-Wang Theatre in Boston. Youth from the Department of Mental Health, as well as participating youth within the community, are joined by…

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Mental Health Matters

May 4, 2021

In this difficult year, our collective¬†anxiety and uncertainty¬†are challenging issues.¬†¬†Our connections¬†with¬†youth remain a constant reminder of how important consistency¬†of relationship matters.¬†Many youth¬†we serve struggle with isolation and mental health issues. Our creative and engaging…

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Welcome back Wes Bruce

April 29, 2021

The Express Yourself studio is a whimsical world of color as we welcomed back guest visual artist Wes Bruce. Continuing with set design from this past year, Wes, Exyo youth and staff have all…

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