Act 1: Telling Our Stories

Act 1: Telling Our Stories

Theatre is a storied tradition. It’s a forum for artists to express their views and enact change. From Shakespeare’s clear appreciation of the crown to Tennessee Williams’s open representations of the American South, plays provide an opportunity for artists and...
Taking Risks

Taking Risks

In one of our newest classes, our staff members Jenna and Katie are teaching our Friends about different cultures. “Cultures Class” is where our Friends explore new languages, art, food, writing, and traditions from different countries around the world. We launched...
With Grace and Humility: When the Friends Become Teachers

With Grace and Humility: When the Friends Become Teachers

Here at Friends Life Community, a lot of our day programming emphasizes teaching life skills to our Friends—adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. A big part of that is teaching them mindful communication: listening and articulating emotions. When we...