Risin’ Up at Amirah

The SONG Project recently partnered with Amirah, providing a safe place where women who had been commercially exploited could explore and express their stories through lyrics and melodies, empowering them to transform their lived experience, hopes and fears into songs. While exploring themes around their journeys, both light and dark moments, the women heard their […]

On The Rise

I started my time at On The Rise in November of last year, and over the period of 10 months I’ve learned a lot! I gained a greater understanding of how a music program might operate at a drop in center for woman who are homeless; I learned to be a lot more flexible in […]

Rosie’s Song

The SONG Project just completed its first songwriting group at Rosie’s Place, which was funded through a grant received from The Blakeley Foundation. Rosie’s Place exists to “provide a safe and nurturing environment for poor and homeless women to maintain their dignity, seek opportunity and find security in their lives.” This seemed like a great […]

First EP is out!

Waiting for the Light, my first official EP, was released June 18th! I wanted to write a brief post to extend my deepest gratitude to all the lovely people that contributed to this project and share some links where you can buy it.   Many thanks to all the musicians – Richard Gates, Christopher Haynes […]

I Remember You

In partnership with the Homicide Support Services Project of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, The SONG Project programming was offered at The Louis D. Brown Peace Institute to members of the community who had lost a loved one to homicide. It was heartening to watch and guide this group through the process of remembering their […]

Never Be The Same

Never Be The Same was written by girls in Roxbury Youthworks GIFT, (Gaining Independence For Tomorrow) program. GIFT serves girls who have been victims of commercial sexual exploitation, providing them with life coaches and resources for recovery to help them achieve their life goals. For six weeks I had the honor to work with these […]