A former teacher and caseworker, Jana Karp created the Boston Youth Sanctuary for children and families impacted by trauma.
Jana Karp ’06
Jonathan Mande leads a drum workshop with elementary students
Jonathan Mande ’17
“I love creating a sense of community, joy, and high expectations—and getting kids somewhere they maybe didn’t think they could go.”
Sydney Chaffee ’07, 2017 National Teacher of the Year
Colleen Shannon ’04

Changing the Conversation on Death

Combining art with therapy, Colleen Shannon gives grieving children a healthy way to process death.

Jamie Greubel Poser portrait Olympic bobsledder
Bobsledder and education alum Jamie Greubel Poser aims for Olympic Gold in South Korea.
alum mfa in photo dan-baird-miller abstract photograph
A fascination with the handmade and a dedication to experimentation characterize this photographic artist's work.
Colleen Shannon stands in a room at the Children's Place.
Combining art with therapy, Colleen gives grieving children a healthy way to process death.
A former teacher and caseworker, Jana Karp created the Boston Youth Sanctuary for children and families impacted by trauma.
A former teacher and caseworker, Jana Karp created the Boston Youth Sanctuary for children and families impacted by trauma.
Threshold Program Alum Adam Roberge
Threshold alum Adam can’t remember a time when he didn’t love cars. Today, he's a researcher at Herb Chambers Mercedes-Benz of Boston.
Richard Biehl mindfulness alum
Police Chief Richard uses his Mindfulness Studies training to help officers build resiliency and make better decisions.
Jenn Turner in the yoga studio
Jenn Turner ’09
Brain Axelrod on the farm
Brian Axelrod ’11