Finding Hope Through The Arts

Starting in October 2022, Journey of Hope started a new program called, Finding Hope Through the Arts, offering multidisciplinary art programming to our partnering agencies. We will begin as a pilot program at the Minnehaha Juvenile Detention Center and Glory House Adult Residental Reentry Program. The benefits of this program are to give the clients hope on their journey through building positive relationships with adults in the community by participating in constructive and creative activities.

"I got to express myself through painting and that someone actually understood my past. Thank you for helping me through this difficult time in my life."  Youth at JDC

"Getting to know the kids and hear their stories. Help them create their art. It changed so much in everything from Monday to Tuesday!"      Instructor

November 2022

By Kari Palmer | December 22, 2022

In November, Lora Barthelam of Music Therapy Services of South Dakota worked with the youth to provide a positive music experience to increase socialization, improve positive engagement, and appropriate expression. She introduced the youth to various hand drums: djembe, bongos, box drum, bodhran, and doumbek. It taught the youth to listen, pay attention, take turns,…

October 2022

By Kari Palmer | October 31, 2022

October 2022 marked the start of the pilot program, Finding Hope Through the Arts at Minnehaha Juvenile Detention Center (JDC) and the Glory House, adult treatment center. These short-term multidisciplinary art workshops will serve as the settings for interactions, experiential learning, and production of stories, poems, paintings, and other artistic work. October 10-14, Joan Zych…

New Pilot Program – Multidisciplinary Art

By Kari Palmer | September 20, 2022

Journey of Hope is excited to start a new pilot program of short-term multidisciplinary art workshops that serve as the settings for interactions, experiential learning, and production of stories, poems, paintings, and other artistic work for youth in detention and adults in reentry.  This will be an opportunity for youth and adults to learn new…

Donors

We are grateful to these sponsors for their support of Finding Hope Through the Arts.