Hope For a Survivor

Julie Swann-Paez, center, talks about her experiences as a survivor of the terrorist attack at the San Bernardino Inland Regional Center four years ago and the Stars of Hope Program at BASIS Flagstaff during a visit by the Hope Across America Tour to the school. Watching Swann-Paez is Jeff Parness, founder and executive director of […]

Hurricane Michael inspired artwork on display at Panama City Center for the Arts

Many artists find inspiration for their artwork in unlikely places. A former local artist, Paula Rotschafer, used watercolors to paint several pieces of art inspired by the devastation of Hurricane Michael and now the Bay Arts Alliance has her artwork on display at the Panama City Center For The Arts. Staff with The Center For […]

Stars of HOPE appear in Farmington

FARMINGTON – Painted stars have appeared at the site of the Sept. 16 explosion at 313 Farmington Falls Road and the local fire and police stations, as an expression of support and solidarity from a foundation rooted in the response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Jackson Hole residents respond to El Paso shooting with healing arts

Some Jackson Hole residents are reaching out to a grieving community in El Paso, Texas, following a mass shooting that killed 22 people there last weekend. “Probably every community in the U.S. feels a sense of hopelessness,” Jackson resident Heather DeVine said. “Other than talking to their local government representatives, it’s also really important to […]

Wooden stars bring message of hope to fire-ravaged Sonoma County neighborhoods

The night the Tubbs fire tore through Fountaingrove, Jennafer Carlin Rosset couldn’t sleep. The smoke and wind was making her anxious, and as the power flickered on and off at their Bristlecone Court home, she and her husband talked about what they would bring if they decided to evacuate. Together, the two gathered family photos, […]