News from ChildsPlay International
CPI’s Storytelling Partner in Kenya Brings in EU NGO In July, ChildsPlay International (CPI) announced a new Storytelling Partnership aimed at supporting vulnerable children in Kenya. Storytelling Helps Girls Navigate Trauma Gloria Ochola,
CPI’s Mask-Making Workshop Sparks Transformation in Haiti Last summer, in Haiti, CPI’s mask-making workshop witnessed a participation of over 200 children. Across a span of six weeks, they dedicated their time to studying
Storytelling for a Brighter Future Uganda New Storytelling Partnership in Uganda CPI’s new Storytelling Program in Northern Uganda, extends support to vulnerable children, including those in refugee settlements, facilitating their healing journey through
Children’s Development at Risk. On May 23, the U.S. Surgeon General – America’s top doctor – issued an Advisory. He’s expressing concern regarding the effect of too much screen time on the mental
CPI’s Advisory Board Member Dr. Jean-Elie Gilles recently held a ChildsPlay International Storytelling Session for 15 children ages 9-12 at the Loyola School in Jacmel, Haiti.
CPI is delighted to announce that Harvard’s Project Zero’s Mara Krechevsky, has joined our Advisory Board.
ChildsPlay International has created manuals that help NGOs, schools, and community groups organize vibrant activities for children in storytelling and mask-making.
Sandra Sherman, a Director of ChildsPlay Intl. (CPI), just won a coveted Gradiva Award for a book that she wrote with Dr. Ahron Friedberg, M.D. This book offers real-time, intimate reflections on Dr. Friedberg’s patients as they struggle with COVID-19 and its disruptive, dispiriting fallout.
Dr. Jean-Elie Gilles, who made his Haitian hometown Jacmel, part of UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network, has joined ChildsPlay International as Advisory Board Member. Dr. Gilles has been involved with Haiti’s artistic and intellectual life since the beginning of his career and has sought to make the academic community aware of its importance.
Link to article here. Learning through Play is essential to culture. As children interpret traditional art forms—painting, for example, or dance, or elaborately constructed masks—they preserve culture, even while they enliven it.
Caroline Beauregard, Ph.D. has joined CPI as a member of its Advisory Board, where she will help design and put into action programs that use principles of art therapy to help heal traumatized children. She