We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to every single collaborator and who has made 13 years of Recess possible!

In 2021 Recess:

  • Supported 6 Session artists, partnering with communities to realize ambitious projects
  • Invited over 70 young people to participate in Assembly, our artist-led alternative to incarceration program
  • Expanded the Assembly program to divert multiple classes of felony charges 
  • Placed 7 Assembly youth in full-time, paid Fieldwork Internships with cultural partners
  • Engaged 6 Critical Writing fellows 

As we look ahead to 2022/23, we need your help to continue to offer our groundbreaking programs.  

Your gift supports:

  • $25 – Vinyl lettering for a Session project
  • $55 – Ink for our on-site print shop run by Assembly youth
  • $125 – A monthly Metrocard for an Assembly participant
  • $500 – Installation support for one Session artist
  • $1,000 – An entire Critical Writing Fellowship
  • $5,000 – A full-time, paid Internship in the creative field for one Assembly participant 
  • $10,000 – Project materials and labor for a Session project 

Thank you for joining our growing community.

Here’s to many more years of Recess!


Or send checks to:

46 Washington Ave Brooklyn, NY 11205

Recess is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Your contribution is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.