Creating Opportunity Through Accessibility

Creating Opportunity Through Accessibility

Two significant activities are underway at Arivva! We are preparing to launch our Clinical/Clerical Medical Assistant (CCMA) job training program and undergoing significant renovations. Arivva’s new home at the corner of Garfield and C Streets is on its way to...
Arivva Receives Community Benefit Award

Arivva Receives Community Benefit Award

Building pathways to achievement and self-sufficiency through arts-based youth development and industry-specific career training Arivva has received the $15,000 BECU Community Benefit Award Arivva is now a finalist for the 2020 BECU People Helping People Awards BECU...
Online Ceramics Classes Take Flight

Online Ceramics Classes Take Flight

When the COVID-19 pandemic first hit, it forced us to close down or figure out how to do things differently. This is uncharted territory. We were using borrowed space at a local high school, and when schools closed, we worried we were stuck. So we pivoted to online...
Youth Voice in Action at Arivva

Youth Voice in Action at Arivva

Our colleagues at ConnCAT posted a great piece in their June newsletter about the importance of youth voice through after school and summer programs. Students were recently interviewed by a DC News reporter—who also happens to be a teaching artist at ConnCAT. They...