On the afternoons of July 12, 13, and 14, the Center for Empowering Refugees and Immigrants (CERI) hummed with activity, occupied by a group of women laughing, sewing, creating. In partnership with ARTogether, CERI hosted three days of embroidery workshops for Cambodian refugees in which looms...Read More

Open windows let in the cool evening breeze as Somaieh Amini, a local Bay Area artist, set up watercolor paints, brushes, and blank pieces of paper in preparation for ARTogether’s Girls Expressive Art Workshop last Thursday, August 3rd...Read More

A group middle-schoolers gathered together at Laney Garden in Lake Merritt in Oakland, California, as a part of an IRC-sponsored summer camp for an art workshop in which they decorated their own new journals. The art workshop, organized by ARTogether...Read More

ARTogether, in partnership with the Center of Empowering Refugees and Immigrants (CERI), hosted a creative flag-making workshop on Wednesday, July 19 for children from refugee families. ARTogether recently partnered with CERI to incorporate arts...Read More

Still out of breath from their sailing adventure across Lake Merritt, in Oakland, a group of twenty kids and teens aged 10-15 sat down for their final activity of the day, marking an end to their week long summer camp organized...Read More

On the afternoons of July 12, 13, and 14, the Center for Empowering Refugees and Immigrants (CERI) hummed with activity, occupied by a group of women laughing, sewing, creating. In partnership with ARTogether, CERI hosted three days of embroidery workshops for Cambodian refugees in which looms and squares of cloth were brought to life by the careful tracing...Read More