JOHN BLACK: Recovery project working

December 7, 2012 

I hope every one of you were as thoughtful, kind and considerate this past year as the thousands who we came in contact with. Peer Recovery Art Project has met so many who attended our events or just strolled through our gallery. Modesto has people who share and care like no other community.

This past year we were amazed by the unity and the tremendous outcomes of our combined efforts. The Modesto Chamber turned 100 graciously, the Graffiti Summer was the best, our History of Graffiti event launched a noble effort to see policy in place for public art, Murals in Mo'town kicked off a stylist campaign for murals, the Modesto Arch restoration and gala were marvelous and the 1200 block of J street welcomed us as their neighbor.

Our campaign to end stigma is working and we have witnessed a united community and that certainly leads to a much healthier environment. We look forward to a new year of supporting your neighbors as we find new creative ways to be together. After all, we are all sharing this space we call the Modesto arts scene.

JOHN BLACK CEO, program administrator,Peer Recovery Art Project

Modesto

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