American Dance Legacy Initiative (ADLI) transforms how people of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities experience dance through innovative research, impactful community engagement, and rigorous pre-professional apprenticeships. ADLI is housed at Brown's Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage to strengthen a shared commitment to public engagement with the arts and culture.
ASaP was created in 2013 to integrate research methods from the arts, sciences, humanities, and social sciences, and to demonstrate the positive impact of the performing arts for people with neurological disorders. ASaP works with both medical and arts practitioners to foster creative and integrative health practices, advocating for the recognition of the value of the arts within a holistic healing approach.
Each summer Brown Pre-College provides need-based scholarships to academically talented students in high school to study at Brown University, an Ivy known for its embrace of independent thinkers. Be part of an increasingly diverse and inclusive community where students are valued and respected. Come to Brown to get a feel for what college life is like – the responsibility, the freedom, and the new friendships. Leave enriched by an unforgettable educational experience, prepared for your next steps.
More than 500 Brown University students participate in Community Corps, leading after-school enrichment programs, connecting health resources to patients, working with adult learners, providing one-on-one tutoring, assisting classroom teachers, supporting and advocating for people who are homeless, and and engaging in other ways. Strong, long-term relationships between the Swearer Center, Brown University students, and community partner organizations are an essential component of this program.
The Miracle Project is a fully inclusive theatre, film, and expressive arts program for children, teens, and adults with autism and all abilities. Using groundbreaking and evidence-based methods developed by our award-winning founder, Elaine Hall, The Miracle Project focuses on the strengths and abilities inherent in its participants, providing tools to build communication, social skills, job skills, and friendships while developing a unique neurodiverse community. Through shared experiences with peers, individuals with autism and other disabilities find their voice, develop their talents, and rehearse for life. Starting in Spring 2020, Brown will offer an after-school program on campus. Tuesday afternoons.