Bio Amanda Overlay

Amanda Castillo – Facilitator Amanda Castillo is a California native with a wide variety of experience in visual and healing arts. Amanda has a deep background in yoga and has completed two Yoga Teacher trainings. In addition to her work facilitating expressive arts...

Bio Susan Overlay

Susan Cardosi-Albert – Outreach Manager Susan Cardosi-Albert fell in love with storytelling and expressive arts at a very young age. She has been a dancer, volunteer, writer, teacher, and nonprofit leader. Her personal essays about being an adoptive parent and...

Bio Nadia Overlay

Nadia Irvin – Board Member & Treasurer Nadia immigrated to the US from the former Soviet Union at the age of 12 and has been a Los Angeles resident since. She graduated from California State University, Northridge with a degree in accounting and obtained her...

Bio Nancy Overlay

Nancy Weiss, LCSW, BCD – Board Member & Program Director Nancy L. Weiss, LCSW, BCD is a psychotherapist, spiritual director, collage artist and poet. She holds Masters’ degrees in Clinical Social Work and Education. Nancy taught in the Clinical Psychology Program...

Bio Amy Overlay

Amy Phillips – Board Member & Marketing Director Amy Phillips has more than 20 years in the Los Angeles arts community. She founded Girl Empowerment LA, a creative strategies program that explores issues of identity, self-esteem, role models and goals through the...
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