The artist leads workshops for people in shelters, survivors of domestic violence, refugees,
inmates, and others, using art to empower and to release emotions to overcome trauma.  

For example, she has led wellness through creativity workshops for Syrian refugee children in Mount Lebanon, Lebanon and trained others to do such work in Beqaa, Lebanon.  

She also has been volunteering to do similar work with inmates at the Rikers Correctional Facility in New York, for survivors of domestic violence, and for children in transitional housing.


The artist has collaborated with the following non-profit organizations:

Acumen — This organization invests patient capital (capital that bridges the gap between the efficiency and scale of market-based approaches and the social impact of pure philanthropy) in entrepreneurs who bring sustainable solutions to problems of poverty.
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The Luminos Fund -- This organization is dedicated to ensuring that children denied the
chance to education because of conflict, poverty, or discrimination, get access to a
quality education.
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New York Cares – Amongst the many ways that this organization meets the
needs of New York communities is by using the arts to empower and engage
children in transitional housing and children with autism spectrum disorders.
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Safe Horizon — This organization provides support and promotes justice for
survivors of domestic violence and abuse, and for their families.
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Northwell Health at Lenox Hill Hospital -- The artist led a session hosted by ChaShaMa at
the "Wellness Through Creativity" Fair in partnership with Mt. Sinai Hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital,
and United Healthcare Workers East SEIU-1199 that offered artistic health and wellness
workshops to all employees of both hospitals. 
Gabriel Enterprise CIO -- Gabriel Fine Arts Gallery will donate its profits from the Bethnal
Fine Arts Festival in December 2018 to this UK registered charity, which provides free classes
in the performing and visual arts, mentoring, and support for persons who are economically
disadvantaged or who have disabilities.
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Art of Hope – This organization uses art to provide therapy and vocational training
for refugee women and children.
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ASTEP (Artists Striving to End Poverty) – This organization delivers arts
programs to youth affected by immigration status, gun violence, incarceration,
HIV/AIDS, and systemic poverty.
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The artist has supported the following non-profit organizations with donations of her artwork:

Art of Hope – This organization uses art to provide therapy and vocational training
for refugee women and children.
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The Nexus Fund of the New Venture Fund -- This organization works to prevent genocide and
mass atrocities by countering hate speech in the United States and abroad.  
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Einstein Community Health Clinic -- This clinic, a collaboration between the Institute for Family Health and the Albert Einstein College of MedicineFree Clinic, provides free, comprehensive health care to the uninsured population of the Bronx in New York City. 
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