The girl participants created impressive drawings in their journals of their favorite “payne” printed fabric so popular in this culture
                                       
Nadia’s Notes from the FieldIn our first psychosocial activity with the girls, we asked them to think about – and
Walking #PaintLikeAGirl #goma
Eating spaghetti #PaintLikeAGirl #Goma
Girls dancing!  #PaintLikeAGirl #goma
During Joan Snyder’s exercise the participants expressed what old trees look like … each one was unique  #PaintLikeAGirl #Goma
Joan Snyder introduced this exercise to us last year.  It never fails to bring laughter and energy into the classroom!
Beyond impressed by the bags the girls have created as their first art project in the class! They are have
Week 1!   Bag decorating was one of the first artistic activities done with the participants. It’s a great opening
Our Search to Locate An Ideal Project Site Christina’s notes from the field In our search to locate an ideal project site
Want to get to know Colors of Connection’s work a little better?  Watch in the blink of an eye as
Colors of Connection is getting ready for our next project with teenage girls in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo!We are
colorsofconnection: As Colors of Connection kicks off it’s partnership with the University of Georgia, we are proud to present a weekend
Project Director & Co-Founder Christina Mallie got to be interviewed by our hero and mentor Kathy Eldon at the Dan
Check out the video from our latest project with Malian refugee youth in Burkina Faso!(Source: https://player.vimeo.com/)
Today Christina, myself, and the Colors of Connection team are grieving the loss of our beloved team member, Nancy J.
On June 23, 2014 we held a graduation ceremony to celebrate the accomplishments of the 34 participants who completed the
Christina’s notes about the field:  Some of these photos remind me of how tough, awesome and fun these girls are
Griots playing music in the Peaceful Cohabitation Mural #Goudoubo #Refugee Camp and carrying supplies to the #mural site!
Creating the Education Mural while some observers watch the process 🙂 #Goudoubo #Refugee Camp #Murals
Harper Project VignetteStudents at local high schools and at Tubman University create murals in Harper, Liberia as part of a
Laurie and Christina made it back to Harper Liberia to screen the documentary Beyond The Walls  which covers our very first pilot