The Susan Crown Exchange (SCE), a Chicago foundation, selected The Possibility Project as 1 of 8 programs (out of 250 that applied) to partner with them in the Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Challenge. The Challenge aims to “elevate the importance of SEL through an intensive effort with an exceptional cohort of teen programs.” 

KNOW HOW” Recognition

Our full-length film featuring our Foster Care cast. 
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Selected to participate in 17 film festivals in 2014: 
Cinequest Film Festival (San Jose) | Garden State Film Festival (Atlantic City) | Kansas City FilmFest | Maryland International Film Festival | Canada International Film Festival | British Independent Film Festival (London) | New York City International Film Festival | San Francisco Black Film Festival | Manhattan Film Festival | Madrid International Film Festival | Kahbang Film Festival (Bangor, ME) | Harlem International Film Festival | Minneapolis Underground Film Festival | Indie Fest | New Hampshire Film Fest (Portsmouth) | Orlando Film Festival (FL) | Eugene International Film Festival (OR)

Other Awards

  • Union Square Arts Award – 2007 (as City at Peace-New York). Read more
  • National Award for Service by the Hamilton Fish Institute of George Washington University – Paul G. Griffin, 2005.
  • Changemaker Award from Public Allies – Paul G. Griffin, 2005. Read more.
  • “New Yorkers of the Week” – Cast & Artists, May 2004 (as City at Peace-New York).
  • Mead Award – 2001 (as City at Peace) Read more.
  • HBO documentary entitled “City at Peace” – a look inside our process
  • Promising Practice by the President Clinton’s Commission on Race – 1998 (as City at Peace-Charlotte). Read more.

Featured in the NY Daily News, Newsday, Greater Good, Charlotte Observer, Baton Rouge Advocate, Santa Barbara Magazine, The Santa Barbara Independent. The Possibility Project has also appeared on numerous local television news programs and cable shows.