Poems, interviews, artwork and testimonials by youth participants, with some poems and testimonials written by adult participants.

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT ART FROM ASHES HAS A NO-CENSORSHIP POLICY TO ALLOW YOUTH COMPLETE CREATIVE FREEDOM!

Virtual Prompts

Art from Ashes has been and will continue to offer young people a much-needed creative outlet…

Badass-Ray Arterburn

The poem “Badass” written and performed by AfA youth poet Ray Arterburn

Celebration of Light 2020

Even in dark times we have much to celebrate, because light is always present!

beautiful photos of purple clouds in the sky

My Poems-Sammi Little

My Poems
by Sammi Little, 16

Three Art from Ashes youth poets

NEW Youth Ambassador Program

One way for youth to exercise their power by having more choices, which is why we created…

renaissance after the plague by luis-alfonso-orellana

Creativity: The Language of Change

In a time when feeling powerless is a frequent result of my doom-scrolling, I…

virtual workshop promo

Virtual Youth Workshops

During this out-of-control, Art from Ashes has been and will continue to provide…

furious dancing meme

And We Be Dancin’

And we thought a FLOOD was a challenge! Who knew that as we weathered the trial of losing…

First Friday Instagram

You can still hear our youth poets perform every First Friday on Instagram @afaphoenix

Sarah delivering packages

Writing Kits

More than 80 Phoenix Rising creative writing kits have been delivered to schools and other agencies thanks to a generous grant from TGYS!