The program leverages peer leadership and art-centered activities to bring focus to conversations around personal identities and celebrations, intersectional body positivity, stress management, and DEI.
“We wanted to teach students that it’s okay to take time for yourself,” Ha said.
“Also, my Stamps classes have taught me how to help students take ownership of their own learning. Knowing when to step back and allowing kids to just make on their own is something I learned from a lot of my professors.”
The Strive to Thrive Program will continue to evolve with a forthcoming family-friendly curriculum for kids to complete with loved ones at home.