Recess COVID Response


Recess staff, youth, and artists at our 2019 Family Dinner


-We’ve established a makers program online and a digital series
-These offerings support our creative workforce and fuel creativity


-We will open our digital youth programs to peer youth groups to expand access
-Our youth are working with local precincts to offer alternatives to social distance protocol
-We are working with our diversion partners and precincts to offer alternatives to arrest

Recess is supported, in part, by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts; The National Endowment for the Arts, Art Works; the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in Partnership with the City Council; The Horace Goldsmith Foundation; The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation; Art for Justice Fund, Pinkerton Foundation, ELMA Philanthropies, Laurie M Tisch Illumination Fund, The Salomon Foundation, The Stavros Niarchos Foundation, Prospect Hill Foundation, Powerhouse Environmental Arts Foundation and The Tikkum Olam Foundation. In-kind support is provided by Materials for the Arts.