Current Projects

Lehigh Valley Healing Project Lehigh Valley, USA On-Going - Marian Johnson Schappell of Allentown, PA conducts programming with inner-city youth in various locations of the Lehigh Valley and surrounding communities. Expressive arts are utilized to assist the inner development of each child. Marian calls her work "inner art" and has received tremendous response from the children.

Pathways Arts Project Northern Ireland, Dublin and surrounding areas celebrating a common unity and culture among children of different religious backgrounds; also cross-cultural Peace supporting programs in the Middle East.

Mountains of Hope Project Pimampiro Ecuador, rural indigenous agricultural community high in the Andes mountains of Ecuador, region wide community-based project supporting children's health, education, family well being, nutrition, and indigenous culture/crafts/arts.

Previous Projects

1997/1998/Ongoing Lehigh Valley Healing Project; Lehigh Valley, USA (Children's Program)

1996/1997 The HoneyBee Project; Peruvian Rain Forest (Native Cultures, Health)

1995/1996 10,000 Villages; Various Countries (Self-Help Crafts for Health and Culture Preservation across the generations)

1995/1996 The Sweater Project; Lima, Peru (Community Crafts, Self-Help)

1994/1995 Happy Home Project; Katmandu, Nepal (Sherpa Orphans)

Summer 1993 Russian Expedition II to Moscow, Belarus (Children of Chernobyl)

Summer 1992 Russian Expedition I to Belarus, Lake Baikal