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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’s 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’re 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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The Cohannet Girls get their groove on

April 21, 2021

On a perfect sunny 70-degree day the Cohannet Girls sprung outside to get their groove on for our annual performance on May 20, 2021. Exyo Intern Massy and Guest Artist Cammie from STOMP have…

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